Plate XI., "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 2, 29 January 1845
After Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), "Réunion de trente-cinq têtes diverses", c. 1820s
Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 31 May 1844
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: ruled edge mount
Inscription: 11 in ink on mount, bottom right, recto
Provenance: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Jean Horblit, in memory of Harrison D. Horblit, 1994 Harrison D. Horblit, Ridgefield, Connecticut Christie's South Kensington, London sale October 1984 Constance Stewart (1863-1944) Matilda Talbot (later Gilchrist Clark, 1839-1927)
Plate XI from "The Pencil of Nature". Published as part of the second fascicle on 29 January 1845. The lithograph Talbot photographed was by Godefroy Engelmann (1788-1839), after the original work by Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), "Réunion de trente-cinq têtes diverses", c. 1820s. An original lithograph is held at Yale University Art Gallery.