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Figure 9: A study of m. frontalis in maximum contraction

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:
Image (Oval): 28.4 × 20.3 cm (11 3/16 × 8 in.) Sheet: 29.6 × 22.1 cm (11 5/8 × 8 11/16 in.) Mount: 40.2 × 28.2 cm (15 13/16 × 11 1/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Buddy Taub Foundation Gift, Dennis A. Roach and Jill Roach, Directors; Harris Brisbane Dick and William E. Dodge Funds; and W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Gift, 2013
Accession Number:
2013.173.5
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, recto TC above print: "ÉLECTRO-PHYSIOLOGIE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE."; Signed in negative TR: "Fig. 9"; Printed on mount, recto BR below print: "DUCHENNE (de Boulogne), phot."; Inscribed in pencil on mount, recto BR below print: "7 et 9"; Dealer's number inscribed in pencil on mount, verso TR: "12438f".
[...] Charles Lennox Wright II; [...]; [Unidentified antique dealer, New York]; [Vintage Works, Ltd., Chalfont, PA, 2010 and 2011]

Full image caption from the text: "A study of m. frontalis in maximum contraction. On the right maximal excitation of m. frontalis: profound attention. On the left, a relaxed face."
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