21 January 2008


Nadar - “Panthéon Nadar“, lithography, 1853
source: http://home.tele2.fr/thdelamotte/photo_references/nadar/img/pantheon_nadar.jpg

Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon , 1820 – 1910) - Self Portrait, 1855
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Nadar_selfportrait.jpg

"NADAR élevant la Photographie à la hauteur de l'Art"
(NADAR elevating Photography to the high level of Art).
Lithograph by Honore Daumier, Le Boulevard, 1862.
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:DR3248_13.jpg

Baudelaire photographié par Nadar, 1854
Musée d'Orsay

Nadar - Sarah Bernhardt 1859

source: http://faculty.evansville.edu/rl29/art105/sp04/art105-8.html

Nadar - George Sand c.1864

Nadar - Rossini 1856

Nadar - one of his first aerial photos of Paris, 1858

source: http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/~jeff/115a/jack_slides/nadar1858firstaerialphotoofparis.jpg

Nadar by Nadar 1858

source: Google-LIFE

Nadar: The right to flight

source: Gallica BNF

A Nadar photo of Santos-Dumont in one of his (heavier-than-air) aeroplane designs

source: http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1967.htm

Nadar - Sewers of Paris series 1861-62

Photo interview of Chevreul by Nadar

source: http://hdelboy.club.fr/Chevreul.html#VI._Sur_le_reportage_photographique_de

Michel EugèneChevreul, was a scientist and the author of De la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs et de l'assortiment des objets colorés. - translated into English by Charles Martel as The principles of harmony and contrast of colours (1854) a book that influenced the development of painting in France from Impressionism to Neo-impressionism.

link: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/nadr/hd_nadr.htm

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