Original Photographic Proof Sheet of Nellie Melba, Sigrid Arnoldson, and Marthe Brandes., unsigned, 4to, Paris. NADAR, pseudonym for Gaspard-Félix Tournachon.
NADAR, pseudonym for Gaspard-Félix Tournachon

(1820-1910). French photographer, caricaturist, and author; also a balloonist.

Original Photographic Proof Sheet of Nellie Melba, Sigrid Arnoldson, and Marthe Brandes., unsigned, 4to, Paris

The proof sheet titled, "Paris-Photographie," contains 30 images together, composed of five rows of six images each. The images are identified at the bottom of the sheet under the title, "Nadar-Actualité." The first row of six photographic proofs shows "Madame [Nellie] Melba" in "Romeo et Juliette," the next three rows show Sigrid Arnoldson, and the last row shows Marthe Brandes. Nellie Melba (1861-1931), renown Australian opera singer and the first Australian to achieve international recognition in the classical music world; Sigrid Arnoldson (1861–1943) Swedish international opera star; Marthe Brandes (1862-1930), French comedienne. The browned sheet is in overall good condition with some soiling at lower right portion not affecting text and slight bend in right upper margin and lower left corner.

Item #4046

Price: $750.00

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