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Portrait of Victor Cousin

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Inscription

Stamped in red ink, l.l.: Gustave / Le Gray

Provenance

Probably purchased by Charles Millard in Paris in the 1970s; gift to MFA May 25, 2005.

Credit Line

Gift of Charles W. Millard III in honor of Sue Welsh Reed

1856-59

Catalogue Raisonné

Sylvie Aubenas, "Gustave Le Gray, 1820-1884," Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2002, p. 92 and cat. no. 163.

Dimensions

Sheet (oval): 20.1 x 15.5 cm (7 15/16 x 6 1/8 in.) Mount: 22.9 x 18.2 cm (9 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2005.272

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print from a wet collodion-on-glass negative

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