Victor Hugo on his Deathbed

1885
Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (French, 1820–1910)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 25.1 cm (7 3/4 x 9 7/8 in.) Mount: 30.8 x 38.1 cm (12 1/8 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

1991.710

Medium or Technique

Photograph, carbon print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Recto, on mount, below image, printed in black ink,: Victor Hugo / 26 Fevrier 1802 22 Mai 1885 Nadar. Verso, center, stamped in blue ink: Portraits / F. Nadar / 48, Rue Bassano, 48 / Teleph.: Elysees 76.64.

Provenance

Victorian Photography, Essex, England; purchased December 1991.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund