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The Artist’s Portrait at Different Ages

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The Artist’s Portrait at Different Ages

19th century
436 x 522 mm (17.2 x 20.6 in.)

Vivant Denon (aka Dominique Vivant Denon), French, (1747–1825)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on yellowed wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed on stone, lower left: “Den 1818”
Marks: Watermark: No watermark
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Institut Tesson, Paris (not in Lugt)
Bibliography: Mentioned in Beraldi vol. 3, p. 185: “Allegone: le temps emportant les portraits de Denon à différents âges figurés sur une draperie.”; see Carlson and Ittman, cat. no. 118.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1974
Accession Number: 1974.13.3

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  • artist portraits
  • early lithography
  • lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
  • male portraits
  • portraits - Representations of real individuals that are intended to capture a known or supposed likeness; for representations of fictional or mythological characters, use "figures (representations)." [March 1993 lead-in term added. April 1991 descriptor m
  • self-portraits

  • image Dimensions: 436 x 522 mm (17.2 x 20.6 in.)

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