The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3774

M. Claudet & Mension [sic] with a Palette

Object details

Alternate titles

Antoine Claudet (centre), with André Léon Larue Mansion and another man drinking wine
M. Claudet & Mension [sic] with a Palette

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 7 Feb 1846

Image size: h 13.9cm x w 19.9cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: RE mount

Mount size: h 25.0x w 31.0

Physical description: varnished; upper corners trimmed

Inscription: in blue ink verso: A group of gentlemen conversing over a glass of wine; in ink verso: Print treated with Winsor varnish; Patent Talbotype or Sun Pictures label

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Maurice B. Sendak, 2012
Maurice Sendak, April 20, 1993
Hans P. Kraus Jr. (SP3/37)
Sean Thackrey, San Francisco
Harold White Collection

Owner: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Object owner number: 2013.159.53

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3774

Claudet, Mansion and another man drinking wine

Keywords: Portrait

Professor Schaaf has dedicated a blog to this enigmatic composition.