Group of Gentlemen Conversing over a Glass of Wine
William Henry Fox Talbot (British, Dorset 1800–1877 Lacock)
Person in Photograph:
Person in photograph Antoine-François-Jean Claudet (French, active Great Britain, 1797–1867)
February 7, 1846
Salted paper print from paper negative
Mount: 12 3/16 × 9 11/16 in. (31 × 24.6 cm)
Image: 5 1/2 × 7 13/16 in. (13.9 × 19.9 cm)
Top corners trimmed
Bequest of Maurice B. Sendak, 2012
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, recto TR: "SP3/37"; Inscribed in blue ink on mount, verso TR: "A group of gentlemen conversing over a glass of wine."/ By WH. Fox Talbot/ Print treated with Winsor's varnish."; Photographer's label on mount, verso BC: "PATENT/ TALBOTYPE/ OR/ SUN PICTURES."
[...]; Harold White; [...]; [Sean Thackrey, San Francisco]; [Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs, New York, sold to Sendak on April 20, 1993]; Maurice Sendak
Schaaf, Larry J. Sun Pictures, Catalogue Three: The Harold White Collection of Works by William Henry Fox Talbot. Sun Pictures. New York: Hans P. Kraus Jr. Fine Photographs, 1987. no. 37, 40.
Schaaf, Larry J. William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné, Oxford: Bodleian Libraries, 2017. http://foxtalbot.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/.