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Author Begley, Adam, author.

Title The great Nadar : the man behind the camera / Adam Begley.

Publication Info. New York : Tim Duggan Books, [2017]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    770.92 Nadar,F BEG    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    770.92 Nadar,F BEG    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 NADAR,F BEG    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    92 NADAR,F BEG    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description 248 pages ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Nadar aloft -- Félix -- La vie de bohème -- The writing life -- "All is lost! Nadar has learned to draw!" -- On Rue Saint-Nadar -- Nadar vs. Nadar Jeune -- On the boulevard -- High and low -- Siege balloons -- A long good-bye -- Après Nadar.
Summary "A recent French biography begins, "Who doesn't know Nadar?" In France, that's a rhetorical question. Of all the legendary figures who thrived in mid-nineteenth-century Paris--a cohort that includes Victor Hugo, Charles Baudelaire, George Sand, and Alexandre Dumas--Nadar was perhaps the most innovative, the most restless, the most modern. The first great portrait photographer and a celebrated caricaturist, Nadar was also a pioneering balloonist, the first person to take an aerial photograph, and the prime mover behind the first air mail service. An artist-entrepreneur in the style of Andy Warhol, he knew everyone worth knowing and photographed them all, conferring on posterity psychologically compelling portraits of Sarah Bernhardt, Manet, Delacroix, Daumier, and countless others--a priceless panorama of Parisian celebrity."--Jacket.
Subject Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910.
Photographers -- France -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Other Form: Online version: Begley, Adam. Great Nadar. First edition. New York : Tim Duggan Books, 2017 9781101902615 (DLC) 2016047857
ISBN 9781101902608 (hardcover)
1101902604 (hardcover)
9781101902622 (trade pbk.)
1101902620 (trade pbk.)
Standard No. 40027330029

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