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Nadar - “Panthéon Nadar“, lithography, 1853

Nadar (Gaspard-Félix Tournachon , 1820 – 1910) - Self Portrait, 1855

"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.

Baudelaire photographié par Nadar, 1854
Musée d'Orsay

Nadar - Sarah Bernhardt 1859


Nadar - George Sand c.1864

Nadar - Rossini 1856

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


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


Nadar - Sewers of Paris series 1861-62

Photo interview of Chevreul by Nadar


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.



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