Voir: Réunion des musées nationaux/Musée d'Orsay, Nadar, Les années créatrices: 1854-1860, p. 267, pl. 85; O'Brien et Bergstein, Image and Enterprise, p. 41.
Post Lot Text
This print and the following three were included in the publication Galerie Contemporaine, Litteraire, Artistique, a series in 13 volumes published between 1876 and 1884. Illustrated with 241 Woodburytype portraits printed by Goupil, the work represents celebrated personalities in France during the Second Empire and Third Republic captured by well known portrait photographers in Paris, including Adam-Salomon, Carjat, Marville, Nadar, Pierre-Petit.