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

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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

1854

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

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