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Portraits from Jacques-Philippe Potteau's Collection anthropologique du Muséum de Paris, 1862-1865

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Potteau (Jacques-Philippe) Collection anthropologique

Title: Portraits from Jacques-Philippe Potteau's Collection anthropologique du Muséum de Paris
Dates: 1862-1865
Number: 2017.R.20
Creator/Collector: Potteau, Jacques-Philippe, 1807-1876
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Abstract: The collection comprises a group of 33 portraits from Jacques-Philippe Potteau's Collection anthropologique du Muséum de Paris. The sitters include soldiers from the Tirailleurs algériens; members of diplomatic staff from French Cochinchina and Annam to Paris; Bohemians; and Swedes. Present are 12 pairs of frontal and profile portraits of individuals; two full-length seated portraits; a full-length standing portrait; and three frontal and two profile unmatched portraits.
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Language: Collection material is in French
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
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Author: Beth Ann Guynn


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