Tag: Légion d’honneur

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

(1824–1898) Pierre Cécile Puvis de Chavannes The artist’s works: Le repos c.1863 National Gallery of Art, Washington Le travail c.1863 National Gallery of Art, Washington Marseille, porte de l’Orient c.1868–1869 The Phillips Collection, Washington Le fils prodigue c.1879 National Gallery of Art, Washington Étude…

Sarah Bernhardt

(1844–1923) Henriette-Rosine Bernard Sarah Bernhardt in Art: Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927) Sarah Bernhardt 1875 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927) La Sorcière 1903 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Abbéma, Louise (1853-1927) Portrait de Sarah Bernhardt 1921 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Abbéma,…

Maximilian I of Mexico

(1832–1867) Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen Emperor of Mexico (1864–1867) Photograph of the execution of Maximilian (right) Miramón (center) and Mejía (left). Photograph of the Mexican firing squad that executed Emperor Maximilian I, commanded by Colonel Palacios (right). Maximilian…

Macha Méril

(1940) Princesse Maria-Magdalena Vladimirovna Gagarine Filmography as Actress: Belle de Jour 1967 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel     Malgré-elles 2012 Director: Denis Malleval Starring: Flore Bonaventura, Louise Herrero   Born September 3 1940 Rabat (Morocco) Occupation Actress Titles Chevalier…

Jean Giraudoux

(1882–1944) Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux Works: • Amica America (French) • L’École des indifférents (French) • Elpénor (French) • Suzanne et le Pacifique (French) Filmography as Writer: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer  …

Michel Serrault

(1928–2007) Filmography as Actor: La Cage aux Folles 1978 Director: Édouard Molinaro Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault     La Cage aux Folles II 1980 Director: Édouard Molinaro Starring: Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault     La cage aux folles III: ‘Elles’ se marient 1985 Director: Georges Lautner…

Alexandre Dumas fils

(1824–1895) Works: • Kamelianainen (Finnish) • La dame aux camélias (French) • La Dame aux Camilias (English) • La kolomba premio (Esperanto) • Les Femmes qui tuent et les Femmes qui votent (French) • The Princess of Bagdad (English) •…

Alexandre Dumas, père

(1802–1870) Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie Works: • Acté (French) • Ali Pacha (English) • Amaury (Spanish) • Ange Pitou (Finnish) • Balsamo, the Magician (English) • Bastiljin valloitus (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi I (Finnish) • Bragelonnen varakreivi II (Finnish)…

Jean-Claude Brialy

(1933–2007) Filmography as Actor: Le fantôme de la liberté 1974 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Adriana Asti, Adolfo Celi     La nuit de Varennes 1982 Director: Ettore Scola Starring: Jean-Louis Barrault, Marcello Mastroianni     Édith et Marcel 1983 Director:  Claude Lelouch Starring: Évelyne Bouix, Marcel Cerdan Jr.…

Edmond Rostand

(1868–1918) Edmond Eugène Joseph Alexis Rostand Works: • L’Aiglon (English) • Chantecler (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (English) • Cyrano de Bergerac (French) • Cyrano de Bergerac (Finnish) • Συρανό δε Μπερζεράκ (Greek) • La dernière nuit de Don Juan (French)…