Edmond de Goncourt (1822-1896) ca. 1870
Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon)
* 1820 in Paris † 1910 in Paris
Woodburytype print on paper, mounted on album sheet
Size of sheet: 33 x 25 cm. Size of plate: 23.3 x 17.2 cm
Edmond de Goncourt (1822-1896) was a French writer, literary and art critic, publisher and founder of the Académie Goncourt. He is notably known for his journal, written with his brother Jules, which offers a sticking insight into the literary world of the time, featuring observations on figures like Daudet, Flaubert, Turgenev, Zola, Maupassant and Barbey d’Aurevilly.