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A couple assemble their false body parts: false teeth, a glass eye and wigs. Coloured lithograph by F-S. Delpech after L. Boilly, 1825.
- Boilly, Louis, 1761-1845
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1 print : lithograph, with watercolour.
Les époux assortis. Lith de Delpech. L. Boilly 1825.
For further information on this series, see Henry Harrisse, 'L.L. Boilly'. Paris société de propagation de livres d'art, 1898, p. 196ff.
Wellcome Library no. 16329i
'Grimaces' is the title of a series of 92 lithographs designed by Boilly between 1823 and 1828, "reissued by the Maison Aubert in 1837 as 'Groupes physionomiques connus sous le nom de grimaces par Boilly'. 200-300 exemplars of first edition, up to 1000 on a few. Also issued in more limited editions in London." (Judith Wechsler, 'A Human Comedy', Thames and Hudson, London 1982, p. 194)
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