Three other studies for the figure of Moliere in the Apotheosis of Homer are known. One, a black chalk study for the drapery is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (see Agnes Mongan and Hans Naef, Ingres Centenial Exhibition, 1867-1967, Drawings, Watercolors and Oil Sketches from American Collections, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., February 12-April 9, 1967, no. 59, ill.). The other two studies for the figures are in the Musée Ingres, Montauban. Both of these drawings are squared for transfer, one shows the figure nude, the other draped.
Executed circa 1827.