Rio de Janeiro: Livraria Francisco Alves Editora, 2002. frontis, b/w and sepia plates, bio., chron., illus. endpapers, pict. d.j. Item #68171
Photography of Nadar (b. Paris 1820) who was one of the leading forces in the new field of photography. Nadar's photos displayed are from the collection of Brazilian born Carlos Leal who is a leading collector of 19th century photography. Nadar photographed many of the famous artists, writers, musicians, actors, politicians and royalty of the 19th century. Sarah Bernhardt, Blanche Baretta, D. Pedro II, Victor Hugo, Emila Zola, and Théophile Gautier among others. FRENCH AND PORTUGUESE TEXT.