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The Grimaces

Series/Portfolio:
Collection of Grimaces (Recueil de Grimaces)
Artist:
Louis Léopold Boilly (French, La Bassée 1761–1845 Paris)
Printer:
Delpech
Date:
1823
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 x 10 in. (33.3 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.500.731
Not on view
Les Grimaces

Inscription: Signed in stone, below image, left: L. Boilly
Lettered below image, right: I. lith. de Delpech.; center: Les Grimaces. / 2
Vendor: Maurice Sloog
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine," September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012.

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

BN Après III.54.6; Harrisse 203.1271
Henry Harrisse L.-L. Boilly, peintre, dessinateur et lithographe: Sa vie et son œuvre, 1761–1845. Société de Propagation des Livres d'Art, Paris, 1898, cat. no. 1271, p. 203.

IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 6, p. 54.

Nadine Orenstein, Constance C. McPhee Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine Exh. cat.: September 13, 2011 - March 4, 2012. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London, 2011, Entry by Nadine Orenstein, cat. no. 15, p. 38, ill.



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