Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse, French, 1810 - 1879
after Lilly Martin Spencer, American, 1822 - 1902



Hand colored two-stone lithograph on wove paper

Image: 24 13/16 × 19 5/8 in. (63 × 49.9 cm)

Sheet: 30 × 22 9/16 in. (76.2 × 57.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Florence and Lansing Porter Moore 1937 Fund



William Schaus, New York


François Delarue, Paris


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in stone, lower left: Lafosse; printed below image: Painted by L.M. SPENCER. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1856 by W. Schaus, in the clerk’s Office of the district Court of the United States for the Southern district of New-York. Lith. By LAFOSSE.; printed below, lower left: New-York. Pub. by W. SCHAUS, 629 Broadway; printed lower center: Hush!; printed lower right: Imp. Fois Delarue, Paris

Published References

Bolton-Smith, Robin, and William H. Truettner, Lilly Martin Spencer 1822-1902: The Joys of Sentiment. Washington, DC: National Collection of Fine Arts, 1973, pp. 109, 145–56, 158.


The Old Print Shop, Inc., New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2013.

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