Sarah Bernhardt in TOSCA, between 1892 and 1910

  • Nadar, French, 1820-1910

Albumen print

  • Framed: Image: 5 3/4 × 4 1/16 inches (14.6 × 10.3 cm) Mount: 6 7/16 × 4 1/4 inches (16.4 × 10.8 cm)

Gift of Wm. B. Becker

F82.315

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Albumen process
  • Portrait
  • Actor
  • Woman
  • Albumen print

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, in printed red type, on mount, bottom left: Nadar

Printed, in red ink, on mount, recto, lower right: RUE D'ANJOPU ST HRE 51. | (HÔTEL PRIVÉ) Printed type, in red ink, on mount, verso, lower right: MEDAILLE D'OR | EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE | 1878 | NADAR | RUE D'ANJOU ST HONORE 51 | al Angle de la Chapelle Expiatoire Bt Haussmann | (HOTLE PRIVE - ASCENSEUR - TELEPHONE) | PARIS | (Anciennement Boulevard des Capuciner) | H & F PARIS

Inscribed, in black pen and ink, on mount, verso, top: Sarah Bernhardt | Sarah Bernahrdt as in the | first act of "La Tosca." | Paris July 1892.

Provenance

William B. Becker (Royal Oak, Michigan, USA); 1982-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Gosling, Nigel. Nadar. New York, 1976, p. 194.

Rights Status

Nadar, Sarah Bernhardt in TOSCA, between 1892 and 1910, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Wm. B. Becker, F82.315.