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Icono-photographique. Mécanisme de la Physionomie Humaine. Fig. 65

Artist:
Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875)
Artist:
Adrien Tournachon (French, 1825–1903)
Date:
1854–56, printed 1862
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
12.0 x 9.2 cm (4 3/4 x 3 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.248
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, top half: "Icono-photographique// Mécanisme de la Physionomie Humaine// Fig. 65"; printed on mount below BLC of image; DUCHENNE (de Boulogne), phot."; inscribed verso mount in pencil, BRC: "1862"
Léon Herschtritt

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Indexing the World," May 25, 2004–September 19, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "About Face: Human Expression on Paper," July 27, 2015–December 13, 2015.

From the group of plates which accompany the octavo edition of "Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine, ou Analyse électro-physiologique de l'expression des passions applicable à la pratique des arts plastiques" (1862).
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