The Old Print Shop

George Sand.

  • ARTIST: Gaspard-Felix Nadar

  • PUBLISHER: No publication line given.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph,

    DATE: 1866

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 9 7/8 x 7 1/2" (251 x 192 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: George Sand was the pseudonym for the French literary figure Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin. <br><br> From "Nadar photog. Imp Lemercier 8 Cie. Paris." Nadar was the pseudonym of Garpard-Felix Tournachon. Born in Paris, he was a photographer, caricaturist, writer and balloonist. He begain taking photographs in 1853 and was the first person to take aerial photographs. Around 1863, Nadar built a large hot air balloon named Le GĂ©ant -"The Giant" - inspiring Jules Verne.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Small stain in lower portion of print near bottom right sleve.