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Nadar

1820–1910), French photographer, and a central figure in the extraordinary expansion of photography in the mid‐19th century. An exact contemporary of Charles Nègre and Gustave Le ...

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
6,510 words

...of the arch. To appreciate the scope of Nadar's achievement here, both in terms of artistry and dance information, one should consult other contemporary images of Livry, especially those of her in her Herculaneum costume, such as Disdéri's photographic portrait and the placid lithograph by Marie-Alexandre Alophe . Nadar photographed other dancers, among them Mistinguett (Jenne-Marie Bourgeois), Marie Petipa (Marius's first wife), and La Goulue ( Louise Weber ) in a split. During the 1850s, Nadar's brother, Adrien Tournachon , also made several...

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