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The Death of Gérard de Nerval (La Rue de la Vieille Lanterne, La Mort de Gérard de Nerval)

Gustave Doré1855

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

Details

  • Title: The Death of Gérard de Nerval (La Rue de la Vieille Lanterne, La Mort de Gérard de Nerval)
  • Creator: Gustave Doré
  • Date Created: 1855
  • Signatures / Inscriptions: Inscribed: “’L’éternité profonde / Souriait dans vos yeux, / Flambeaux éteints du monde, / Rallumez-vous aux cieux.'' / G.N.”
  • Object Type: Prints, works of art
  • Object Link: See this artwork on the Davison Art Center website
  • Object Credit Line: Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University. Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1971
  • Materials & Techniques: Lithograph on China paper laid down
  • Keywords: angels, death, literature (writings)
  • Image Credit Line: Open Access Image from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University (http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/openaccess)
  • Dimensions: Image dimensions: 509 mm x 350 mm (20.04 in. x 13.78 in.).
  • Bibliography: Beraldi 69 (vol. 6, p. 31); J. Valmy-Baysse-Louis Dézé, pl. pp. 84–85
  • Associated People: Created by Gustave Doré (French, 1832-1883)
  • Accession Number: 1971.23.1

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