Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Self-Portrait,

Etching, drypoint, and roulette on heavyweight wove paper

Fifth of seven states?

Print impression quality: Good

Dimensions (Plate): 379 x 297 mm (14.9 x 11.7 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 439 x 352 mm (17.3 x 13.9 in.)

Signed in plate, lower right: “J.J. DB 1796”

Accession number: 1992.3.1

Anonymous gift, 1992

Boissieu’s wife’s portrait was shown in the plate in the first four states. After her death, in place of her image the artist substituted a landscape with a cow, as seen in this fifth state.

Bibliography: Carlson and Ittman 112; Alphonse de Boissieu 102 v/vii (?)

Work Type: print

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