Portrait of a Man

1859
Camille Silvy (French, 1834–1910)


Dimensions

Image: 24.1 x 18.1 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.) Mount: 43.2 x 29.2 cm (17 x 11 1/2 in.) Other (Mat): 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.623

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from a wet plate negative

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

On mount, below image, in red letterpress, l.r.: C. Silvy
On mount, below image, bottom ctr, lithographed in beige: Late Signori Caldesi and Montecchi, Photographic Studio / 38 Porchester Terrace, Bayswater, W

Provenance

Auction, France; Vintage Works, Ltd. Fine Photography, Pennsylvania; purchased by MFA, Dec. 18, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund