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Portrait of Le Baron de Humboldt

Artist:
Jules Boilly (French, Paris 1796–1874 Paris)
Date:
1821
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/16 × 10 11/16 in. (35.7 × 27.2 cm) Image: 6 1/8 x 7 7/8 in. (15.5 x 20 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul F. Walter, in memory of Christopher Hemphill, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.1183.81
Not on view
Inscription: Signed and dated in stone, lower right: Jul. Boilly 1821
Lettered below image, center: Institut Royal de France. Acadie. des sciences. / Le Baron de Humboldt, / (Frédéric-Henry-Alexandre,) / Associé étranger. / Né à Berlin, le 24 Septembre, élu en 1810.
Paul F. Walter; Donor: Paul F. Walter
BN Après III.45-46.9
IFF Inventaire du Fonds Français: Bibliothèque Nationale, Départment des Estampes. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, 1930-, cat. no. 9, pp. 45–46.



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