Preliminary study for the projected lithograph "Pantheon Nadar" 1854.

1854
Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (French, 1820–1910)


Dimensions

68.58 x 88.26 cm (27 x 34 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.769

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil and charcoal drawing, on tan paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

On the verso names of literary celebrities who were to appear in the final print: Hugo, Lamartine, Dumas, Beranger, Balzac, Baudelaire, among others. Notation lower right in black ink (possibly in the hand of E. Moreau-Nelaton): "feuille d'annonces/projet par/Nadar et Prevost"

Provenance

Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc., New York; acquired December 1984

Credit Line

Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund and Abbott Lawrence Fund