Ramel, Delphine

BORN 26 Dec 1808, Paris - DIED 11 May 1887, Paris
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 23, ligne 07, Q, 18)

Delphine Ramel was the niece of Charles Marcotte d'Argenteuil who was a patron of the painter Jean Dominique Ingres. After long negotiations between Charles and Jean Domonique they agreed that Ingres would marry her. The marriage took place on 15 April 1852. She was 43 years old at the time and he was 71. She was his devoted companion until the end of his life. He made a graphite painting of her in 1852. In 1859 he painted a full portrait of her that is now in Wintherthur. Ingres died in 1867 and after her own death in 1887 she was buried in his grave at Père Lachaise in Paris.

• Husband: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1852-1867, Versailles, Yvelines)

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• was painted by Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique


The grave of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres at Père Lachaise, Paris.
Picture by Androom (19 Nov 2006)


• Tinterow, Gary & Philip Connisbee (eds.), Portraits by Ingres, Image of an Epoch, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1999
Cimetière du Père Lachaise - APPL - INGRES Delphine, née RAMEL (1808-1887)

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Published: 17 Apr 2021
Last update: 26 Jan 2022