The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Mlle Beaumaine, Théâtre des Variétés]

Object Details

Title:

[Mlle Beaumaine, Théâtre des Variétés]

Artist/Maker:

Paul Nadar (French, 1856 - 1939)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

about 1900

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.436.143

Dimensions:

34.3 × 24.3 cm (13 1/2 × 9 9/16 in.)

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Object Description

Theatre portrait of actress Juliette Beaumaine standing in front of a backdrop made up of French newspapers, which cover the wall and the floor, and a small table that the actress stands beside. She points to something in the newspaper with one gloved hand and she looks up towards the left side of the image.

Provenance
Provenance
-1984

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