The Banjo Player

Jean Baptiste Adolphe Lafosse, French, 1810 - 1879, after William Sidney Mount, American, 1807 - 1868

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1857

Color lithograph on wove paper

Image: 25 5/16 × 20 1/4 in. (64.3 × 51.4 cm)

Sheet: 31 1/8 × 23 3/8 in. (79.1 × 59.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund

PR.953.6

Printer

William Schaus, New York

Publisher

François Delarue, Paris

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, on stone, lower left: Lafosse; inscribed, on plate, lower left: Painted by Wm.S. MOUNT; lower center: Entered according to Acto of Congress in the year 1857 by W. Schaus, in the clerk's Office of the district Court of the United States for the Southern district of New York; lower right: Lith. by LAFOSSE; lower center: The Banjo Player; lower left: New York, pub.d by W. SCHAUS, 629 Broadway; lower right: Imp. F.ois Delarue, Paris

Course History

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

Nineteeth Century American Prints, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.

Provenance

Charles D. Childs (art dealer), Boston; sold to present collection, 1953.

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