The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Eugène Scribe]

Object Details

Title:

[Eugène Scribe]

Artist/Maker:

Nadar [Gaspard Félix Tournachon] (French, 1820 - 1910)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

1855–1859

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XM.436.452

Dimensions:

24.4 × 19.8 cm (9 5/8 × 7 13/16 in.)

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Object Description

Portrait of writer Eugène Scribe sitting with one elbow leaning on a table beside him and his head resting in his hand. His opposite hand is tucked into the pocket of his trousers and a small stack of books sits on the table next to his arm.

Provenance
Provenance
-1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.