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Curly-Headed Man with a Wry Mouth

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Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, 16 April-12 May 1877, lot 1062; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Bust of Man with Curling Hair

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 305; Hind 137

Dimensions

Platemark: 6.4 x 6.1 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.) Sheet: 6.6 x 6.2 cm ( 2 5/8 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P679

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