[Berlioz, Hector. (1803 - 1869)] Gaspard-Félix Tournachon, "Nadar". (1820-1910)
Original 1857 Signed Nadar Photograph
Original photograph of the important French composer, a striking and moody silver doubleweight print by Paul Nadar after the original collodion image by his father. Stamped "Paul Nadar/48, rue Bassano" on the verso and signed in black ink in the lower right corner, "Nadar." The swirls and splotches with the darker areas of the image are Nadar studio restorations within the print. 23 x 17 cm and in very fine condition. Reference: "Nadar - Photographies", Volume 1 (Paris, 1979), Arthur Hubschmid, editor, p. 497.