Preliminary study for the projected lithograph "Pantheon Nadar" 1854.
Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (French, 1820–1910)
68.58 x 88.26 cm (27 x 34 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil and charcoal drawing, on tan paper
Not On View
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"
Lucien Goldschmidt, Inc., New York; acquired December 1984
Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund and Abbott Lawrence Fund