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Carle Vernet en Buste

August 1817
Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Beraldi 3; Sanchez 6; first state

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.1 × 22 cm (11 7/8 × 8 11/16 in.) Image: 23.5 × 19 cm (9 1/4 × 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.625

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A portrait of M. Carle Vernet in a three-quarter view. His head is uncovered. He is turned to the right. His eyes look to the viewer.

Inscription

In stone: two lines: top line on left - Imprimeries de C. Motte; to the right - Au dépôt G de Lithographie
second line just to left of center H Vernet

Provenance

By 1938 W. G. Russell Allen (1882 - 1955), Boston; 1938 Gift to MFA, Boston (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen