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Portrait of Jacques-Louis David
  • Julien Léopold Boilly
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Portrait of Jacques-Louis David, 1823
  • Portraits des tous les membres de l’Institut
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 410 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 11 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 240 x 190 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of James A. Bergquist, Boston, in honor of Pamela D. Kingsbury
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0089
Catalogue raisonné

Older man (identified as David) in ¼ length seated position turns slightly toward the viewer in ¾ view. He wears a high cravat and medal of honor under a double-breated coat. His hair is graying and wild, and a slight malfomation is visible on the left side of his face. He tucks his proper left hand into his jacket. Faux plate mark surrounds image.