The Banjo Player

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



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: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



William Schaus, New York


François Delarue, Paris


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


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.


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

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