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Mécanisme de la physionomie humaine ou Analyse électro-physiologique de l’expression des passions applicable à la pratique des arts plastiques

Artist:
Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875)
Artist:
Adrien Tournachon (French, 1825–1903)
Date:
1854–56, printed 1862
Medium:
Albumen silver prints from glass negatives
Classification:
Portfolios
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:
2013.173.1–.48
Not on view
[...] Charles Lennox Wright II; [...]; [Unidentified antique dealer, New York]; [Vintage Works, Ltd., Chalfont, PA, 2010 and 2011]

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

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

Artist: Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875) Date: 1854–56, printed 1862 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 2013.173.5 On view in:Not on view

Figure 6: The grimice produced is similar to a tic of the face

Artist: Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875) Date: 1854–56, printed 1862 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 2013.173.3 On view in:Not on view

Figure 8: Contraction of the right m. frontalis.

Artist: Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875) Date: 1854–56, printed 1862 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 2013.173.4 On view in:Not on view

Figure 4: The face in repose of a young man

Artist: Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875) Date: 1854–56, printed 1862 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 2013.173.2 On view in:Not on view

Figure 3: The face of an old man... photographed in repose.

Artist: Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne (French, 1806–1875) Date: 1854–56, printed 1862 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 2013.173.1 On view in:Not on view