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Madame Louis Joachim Gaudibert

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Description: Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity
A few months after the French photographer Félix Nadar opened a newly enlarged, ambitious studio at 35, boulevard des Capucines in 1861, he staged a celebratory photograph of the facade of his business (fig. 1). While showcasing staff members gathered on the roof, fiacres parked along the curb, and an ostentatious gaslit sign applied across the two top...
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.197-208
Description: A. A. E. Disdéri and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph
~In 1860, when sales of carte de visite portraits were soaring thanks to the mass production of views of contemporary celebrities, the Goncourt brothers discussed with the caricaturist Gavarni what the future direction of his portraits should be. Gavarni told them that “he wanted to...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.137-203

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