NADAR

BIOGRAPHY

Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, known as Nadar, was born on 6th April 1820 in Paris. He begins his career as an illustrator of caricatures for subversive papers like Charivari. In 1853 he produced Nadar Pantheon, a large lithography representing 300 celebrities. The expectation of the revelation of the inner nature of the person showed through in his photographs. He then made photographical portrait an aesthetic genre.  ... See more See less

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