This sheet is a preparatory study made in Rome in 1808 for the artist's painting "Oedipus and the Sphinx", now in the Louvre.


  • Title: Study for "Oedipus and the Sphinx"
  • Creator: Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: 19 15/16 x 15 3/8 inches (507 x 390 mm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of The Ian Woodner Family Collection in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Morgan Library.
  • Medium: Pencil on wove paper; marked with compass points and squared for transfer.

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