Femme nue debout (1860-1861)

Nadar (1820-1910)

Femme nue debout (Standing Female Nude)
Salted paper print from glass negative, 20.2 x 13.3 cm
Metropolitan Museum of ArtNew York

Nadar is known to have photographed only three female nudes. This one was made at the behest of the painter Jean-Léon Gérôme to assist in the process of painting Phryné before the Areopagus, displayed at the Salon of 1861.

See also:

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904)
Phryné devant l’Areopage
Hamburger KunsthalleHamburg