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Berlioz Photo Album : 1830 1839

Unless otherwise stated all pictures on Berlioz Photos pages have been scanned from engravings, paintings, postcards and other publications in our own collection. All rights of reproduction reserved.

Berlioz’s photos and portraits

1832 Berlioz in Rome

This portrait was probably painted by Emile Signol, at the Académie de France, Villa Medici, where Berlioz spent some time as a Prix de Rome laureate. The original portrait is now hung in an office at the Villa Medici.


1832 Berlioz in Rome

This oil on canvas portrait is by Paul Siffert painted in 1907 after an original of 1832 by Émile Signol. This painting is in the Musée Hector Berlioz at La Côte Saint-André. We are most grateful to Madame Chantal Spillemaecker, Conservateur au Musée dauphinois and Conservateur du Musée Hector-Berlioz for sending us an electronic copy of this portrait.

 

1831 – pencil drawing, perhaps inspired
by Signol, wrongly attributed to Ingres

The original copy of this drawing is in a private collection.

This 20th century postcard reproduces the previous drawing with further details. 

Medallion made by Dantan Snr in Rome in 1831

See also next item.

ca. 1831-1832   drawing by Horace Vernet 

Berlioz was in Italy at the time as a Prix de Rome laureate; Vernet was the director of  the Académie de France, Villa Medici, Rome. A reproduction of this drawing is in the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris.

1839 – after a lithograph

This engraving has been scanned from Adolphe Jullien’s biography of Berlioz, Hector Berlioz, sa vie et ses œuvres (Paris, 1888).


The above postcard was published in the former Soviet Union.

 

1839 – miniature painting by Paul de Pommayrac

This miniature portrait was acquired in 2002 by the Musée Hector Berlioz and has been on display there since spring 2003. We are most grateful to Madame Chantal Spillemaecker, Conservateur au Musée dauphinois and Conservateur du Musée Hector-Berlioz for sending us an electronic copy of this portrait.

1839 – engraving after the miniature by Paul de Pommayrac

This engraving has been scanned from Adolphe Jullien’s biography of Berlioz, Hector Berlioz, sa vie et ses œuvres (Paris, 1888).

 

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