About This Artwork

Nadar (Gaspard Félix Tournachon)
French, 1820–1910

Le Neptune, Place Saint-Pierre à Montmartre, September 23, 1870

Gelatin silver printing out print
10.1 x 7.4 cm (image/paper); 11.6 x 8.8 cm (mount)
Inscribed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in black ink: "P. Nadar"; stamped verso, on mount, upper center, in black ink: "JULIEN LEVY GALLERY, INC. / 15 EAST 57th STREET / NEW YORK CITY"; inscribed verso, on mount, center, in graphite: "Nadar/ Ballon [?] 1870[?]", verso, on mount, lower right, in graphite: "3" [with a circle around]

Julien Levy Collection, Gift of Jean Levy and the Estate of Julien Levy, 1988.157.61

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

New York, New York, The Equitable Gallery, "Julien Levy: Portrait of an Art Gallery," August 13–October 31, 1998.

Frankfurt, Germany, Städelsches Kunstinstitut, "Monet and the Birth of Impressionsim," March 11-June 21, 2015.

Interpretive Resources

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