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NADAR (1820 - 1910), Draughtsman, pastellist, caricaturist, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NADAR (1820 - 1910), Draughtsman, pastellist, caricaturist, writer

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 April 1820, in Paris; died 1910, in Paris.

Draughtsman (including charcoal), pastellist, caricaturist,writer, photographer. Portraits.

Drawn by the literary culture flourishing in Paris, in 1838, Nadar abandoned his medical studies in Lyon to begin a new career as a writer. Writing short stories, theatre reviews, and literary notices for cheap, popular publications, Nadar tried

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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