21 January 2008

Nadar

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
source:
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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