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Self-Portrait

Artist:
Louis-Adolphe Humbert de Molard (French, Paris 1800–1874)
Date:
1846–47
Medium:
Daguerreotype
Dimensions:
Image: 13.3 x 10.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Joseph M. Cohen Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.286
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on backing, C: "Humbert // de Molard"
Humbert de Molard (by descent); [Galerie Texbraun, Paris]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, March 31, 1984

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 14," September 9, 1996–December 9, 1996.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Howard Gilman Gallery: Inaugural Installation," October 16, 1997–February 1, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Dawn of Photography: French Daguerreotypes, 1839-1855," September 23, 2003–January 4, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Master Photographs from the Gilman Collection: A Landmark Acquisition," June 28, 2005–September 6, 2005.

Apraxine, Pierre. Photographs from the Collection of the Gilman Paper Company. Reeds Springs, Mo.: White Oak Press, 1985. pl. 2.

Wood, John, ed. The Daguerreotype: A Sesquicentennial Celebration. 1st ed. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1989. no. 97.

Bajac, Quentin, and Dominique de Font-Réaulx. Le daguerréotype français: un objet photographique. Paris: Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2003. no. 250, pp. 322–323.



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