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ca. 1840

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1 print / estampe : lithograph, printed in black on wove paper
Support: 23.100 x 32.700 cm
Image: 15.000 x 19.800 cm (irregular)
Inventory no.: 000140

Scope and content

The lithograph depicts a three quarter length portrait in profile and seated. The work may have been derived from the self portrait by Girouard. Aubin issued various lithographs in connection with his journal «Le Fantasque».
This print may be among some of the first lithographs produced in Canada.
Dec. 1975 - The work is discoloured and stained (l.r.). The edges are worn and turned. There is a tear u.c.
Lithographers's file 706-24. Portrait file 206-248, also see 705-837.
The image measurements include the inscriptions.

Graphic (art)
90: Open
physical access restriction
Graphic (art)
Copy negative C-119981
90: Open
Graphic (art)
90: Open
A005-01 Item no. assigned by LAC 1
90: Open
Other accession no.
1975-030 PIC

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1975-30-1 Source: transfer from the National Library, Daviault Collection.
Copyright: Expired

Additional information

Exhibitions note
Exhibition Title: The Stone Age: Canadian Lithography from its Beginnings. Curator: Rosemarie L. Tovell, National Gallery of Canada; Ottawa, Ontario; 2000.06.16-2000.09.04. Further Venue: Royal Ontario Museum; Toronto, Ontario; 2001.03.10-2001.05.06. Further Venue: Thunder Bay Art Gallery; Thunder Bay, Ontario; 2001.06.01-2001.07.15.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscribed. Signed.
Inscription: On the stone, recto, l.l.: Lithographié par N. Aubin,; l.r.: Pour les Abonnés du Fantasque.; l.c.: J. J. Girouard; in pen and ink, b.: J. J. Girouard (Complete transcription)

Subject heading

Girouard, Jean-Joseph, 1794-1855.


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