Virgil Reading from the Aeneid
Oil on Paper on Panel
You can read more about the composition of the painting in this article by Christie’s Auction House: Deconstructed: Ingres’ Virgil Reading from the Aeneid.
Below is an earlier version of the same painting (without the statue of Marcellus). Remember, Ingres reworked this painting 53 times!
Below is the sculpture of Augustus Caesar that Ingres used as inspiration for the statue of Marcellus in the painting.