Étude à l'estompe éxécutée sur pierre par Charlet: six têtes (Study executed on stone by Charlet: Six Heads)

Nicolas Toussaint Charlet, French, 1792 - 1845



Lithograph on wove paper

Published posthumously

Image: 10 1/4 × 8 7/8 in. (26 × 22.5 cm)

Sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 1/8 in. (40 × 28.3 cm)

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



Auguste Bry, Paris


François Delarue, Paris


Place Made: France, Europe


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, on stone, within image, lower right: Charlet; inscribed, on stone, within image, lower center: 1.; inscribed, on stone, under image, center: Procédé lith. et imp.é [é in superscript] par Auguste Bry. à Paris. / ÉTUDE À L'ESTOMPE ÉXÉCUTÉ SUR PIERRE PAR CHARLET; inscribed, on stone, under image, lower left: Paris (Mon. [on in superscript] Aumont) FRANÇOIS DELARUE, Succ.r [r in superscript] rue J.J. Rouuseau, 10. inscribed, on stone, under image, lower center: et Vernier, rue de Sevres, 79. / [blindstamp, embossed: eagle in circle]; inscribed, on stone, under image, lower right: London Gambard Junin & C.o [o in superscript] 25, Berners S.t [t in superscript] Oxford S.t [t in superscript] P.d [d in superscript] March, 15/45.

Course History

ARTH 17.2, FILM 50, When Media Were New, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2014


Ferdinand Roten Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland; sold to present collection, 1963.

Catalogue Raisonne

M. de la Combe, Charlet, Paris, 1856, no. 986.

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