The Nadars, a photographic legend

The Nadars


Princess Marie Cantacuzène

Félix Nadar, around 1855-1860

Varnished Salt-paper print from a collodion glass negative, 20.8 x 15.3 cm.
BnF, Prints and Photographs Department, EO-15 (2)-PET FOL
© Bibliothèque nationale de France
Nadar made two portraits of this classically beautiful young woman. He noted on the back of one of the prints that she was Marie Cantacuzène, a Rumanian princess.