Artist Nadar, French, 1820-1910
  • Portrait of Gioacchino Rossini
Date ca. 1856
Medium salt print
Dimensions Image: 9 1/2 × 7 inches (24.1 × 17.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Henry Ford II Fund
Accession Number 1993.21
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in black ink, lower right [possibly stamped]: Nadar | 113. N. Lazare
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, upper center: Zoff [illegible] | Collection of M.F. BRAiVE
Inscribed, in pencil, on verso, lower right: MFB.
Michael F. Braive;
private collection or dealer (France);
Charles Isaacs (Malvern, Pennsylvania, USA);
ca.1989, sold to private collection (New York, New York, USA);
1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Barr, Nancy. Picturing Paris, 1850 to the Present: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Exh cat., Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1995, p. 13.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, François Heilbrun and Philippe Néagu. Nadar. Exh, cat., Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1995 (pl. 75).