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NADAR elevant la Photographie a la hauteur de l'Art.

  • ARTIST: Honore Daumier

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph,

    DATE: 1862.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 10 5/8 x 8 11/16" (26.9 x 22 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: First state of two, before the addition of Souvenirs d'Artistes outside of image top left and number 367 outside of image top right. Published in "Le Boulevard" May 25, 1862. Imp. Bertauts, Paris. <br><br> This caricature depicts Felix Nadar (1820-1910), a French photographer, journalist, caricaturist and novelist. In 1858 he went down in history as the first person to take a photograph from a hot air balloon.


  • CONDITION: Good condition, minor discoloration. Text printed on verso shows lightly on the front.

  • REFERENCE: #3248 in The Daumier Register, an online registry of DaumierÃ?¢??s work.