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Portrait of the Poet Molière (Brustbild des Dichters Molière)

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Portrait of the Poet Molière (Brustbild des Dichters Molière)

19th century

Adolf Menzel (aka Adolf von Menzel), German, (1815–1905)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Lithograph on Chinese paper laid down
State: Second of three states
Series: from set of seven lithographs Essays on Stone with Brush and Scraper (Versuche auf Stein mit Pinsel und Schabeisen)
Edition: Published in “Versuche auf Stein mit Pinsel und Schabeisen” (Berlin, 1851)
Bibliography: Bock 399; see DAC object file for a small reproduction.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1961
Accession Number: 1961.12.1.2

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  • literature (writings)
  • male portraits
  • poets
  • 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

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