Polish-born French chemist who, with her husband Pierre, discovered radium and polonium; awarded the 1911 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
Rare formal portrait photograph of Madame Curie seated in a chair, signed and dated below the image on the mount, M. Curie / November 8, 1929. Also signed in pencil by the photographer Blanche de Lorsire. The photograph measures 7/ inches wide by 9 inches high, and is sepia matted to 12 inches wide by 15/ inches high.
Framed in antiqued silver gilt. The frame measures 15 inches wide by 19 inches high.
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