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Tag Archives: Belle Epoque

The Gallery of Achievers: The Inescapable Sarah Bernhardt | Victorian Paris

Be a little careless in your hearing and when I give you my name, it sounds as if I’m saying, Sarah Bernhardt. I love it. Perhaps I’d have done better if I’d … Continue reading

10/10/2017 · 4 Comments

Sarah Bernhardt as Doña Maria de Neubourg, Queen of Spain in Ruy Blas by Victor Hugo (1878)

Ruy Blas is a tragic drama by Victor Hugo. The scene is Madrid; the time 1699, during the reign of Charles II. Ruy Blas, an indentured commoner (and a poet), dares … Continue reading

12/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Yvonne Arnaud by Bassano (1912)

See also the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford. Yvonne Arnaud (1890 – 1958) was a French pianist, singer and actress. After beginning a career as a concert pianist as a child, Arnaud … Continue reading

11/07/2015 · 4 Comments

Belle Epoque Beauty Geneviève Lantelme – Two Early Photographs by Reutlinger

Originally posted on FROM THE BYGONE:
Geneviève Lantelme (b. 1883) was a French stage actress, socialite, fashion icon and courtesan; she was considered by her contemporaries to be one of…

08/26/2015 · 2 Comments

Folies Bergère: Populist Cosmopolitan Hub | A R T L▼R K

On the 30th of November 1886, The Folies Bergère staged its first revue in Paris. Located at 32 rue Richer in the 9th Arrondissement, and called Folies Trévise back then, … Continue reading

05/18/2015 · Leave a comment