Profile of unknown male sitter (round, facing left)

about 1800
Alphonse Giroux (French, active 1811–1857)


Dimensions

Sight diameter: 5.5 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.) Frame: 15.2 x 13 cm (6 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2002.493

Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, roulette

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In original frame.

Markings

Labels on verso: ALPH: GIROUX, / Rue du Coq. S. Honoré, N. 7, á Paris; Below, label of "Philip Hofer"

Provenance

Philip A. Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); to Eleanor A. Sayre, Cambridge, MA; bequest to MFA October 23, 2002

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor A. Sayre