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Félix Nadar: CdV of Ernest Meissonier, ca. 1865

Image of Félix Nadar: CdV of Ernest Meissonier, ca. 1865

A rare carte de visite (CdV) of the famous French historic painter Ernest Meissonier (1815-1891).

The albumen print is mounted on the original mount with the typical red border and 'N' of Nadar. Meissonnier [sic.] is written in pencil and fountain pen on the recto and verso.
CdV with address on the back, 35 Boulevart [sic.] des Capucines. Print in overal good condition. Slightly faded due to age. Original retouching visible. Untrimmed card.

Strong and iconic portrait.

ca. 1865

Literature: Nadar, Les années créatrices: 1854-1860, 1994.
Another print of this CdV portrait can be found in the collection of Musée Carnavalet, Paris and the BnF.