Exhibitions/ Art Object

[Bearded Man with Sword Holding His Own Decapitated Head]

Unknown (French)
Gelatin silver print
Image: 14 x 10.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 in.)
Mount: 16.4 x 10.7 cm (6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.)
Frame: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Credit Line:
Collection of Christophe Goeury
Not on view
Inscription: Written on mount in unknown hand in ink, recto BL and BR: "[illegible] novembre 1903 -".
Sent Christophe Goeury an email inquiring about provenance on April 11, 2012. Awaiting response. [See copy of email]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," October 10, 2012–January 27, 2013.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," February 17, 2013–May 5, 2013.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop," June 2, 2013–August 25, 2013.

Fineman, Mia. Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012. no. 111, pp.119, 235.