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Portrait of the Printer Cyprien-Charles-Marie Nicolas Gaulon (Portrait de L’Imprimeur Gaulon)

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Portrait of the Printer Cyprien-Charles-Marie Nicolas Gaulon (Portrait de L’Imprimeur Gaulon)

ca. 1825-1826
19th century
265 x 208 mm (10.4 x 8.2 in.)

Francisco de Goya, Spanish, (1746–1828)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Crayon lithograph with scraping on wove paper
State: First state
Edition: One other known copy in this first state: Bibliothèque Nationale, ex coll: Eugène Delacroix; second state is in the collection of the Museum Lázaro-Galdiano, Madrid
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: This print was discovered in a Charlet scrapbook in the attic of Wesleyan University’s Olin Library in January 1957. It was then transferred to the Wesleyan print collection at the Davison Art Center. The print was removed from page 74 of that scrapbook (a half page of the album was cut out).
Bibliography: Tomás Harris 282; Loys Delteil 284; Sayre 256; Jonathan Brown, I am still learning: Goya’s Last Works (New York: The Frick Collection, 2006), cat. no. 27, p. 16; Stephanie Loeb Stepanek, Frederick Ilchman, and Janis A. Tomlinson, Goya: Order & Disorder (Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 2014), cat. no. 128, reproduced p. 205; Xavier Bray, Goya: The Portraits (London: The National Gallery, 2015), cat. no. 69, reproduced p. 202, see also pp. 203, 253.
Credit Line: Olin Library transfer, 1957
Accession Number: 1957.4.1

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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
  • printmaker portraits

  • image Dimensions: 265 x 208 mm (10.4 x 8.2 in.)

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