Tag: Légion d’honneur

Francis Ford Coppola

(1939) Filmography as Director: The Godfather 1972 Director: Francis Ford Coppola Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino     The Godfather: Part II 1974 Director: Francis Ford Coppola Starring: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall     The Godfather: Part III 1990 Director:…

Sean Connery

(1930) Sir Thomas Sean Connery Filmography as Actor: Dr. No 1962 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress     From Russia with Love 1963 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi     Goldfinger 1964 Director: Guy Hamilton Starring: Sean Connery, Honor Blackman…

Kristin Scott Thomas

(1960) Dame Kristin Ann Scott Thomas, DBE Filmography as Actress:   The Other Boleyn Girl 2008 Director: Justin Chadwick Starring: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson     Born May 24 1960 Redruth (England) Occupation Actress Awards BAFTA Légion d’honneur Title Dame…

Philippe Noiret

(1930–2006) Filmography as Actor:   Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 1978 Director: Ted Kotcheff Starring: George Segal, Jacqueline Bisset     Born October 1 1930 Lille (France) Died November 23 2006 Paris (France) Cause of death Cancer…

Marc Chagall

(1887–1985) Moishe Zakharovich Shagalov The artist’s works: Moi et le village 1911 Museum of Modern Art, New York Le Violiniste 1912 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Autoportrait aux sept doigts 1912–1913 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Paris par la fenêtre 1913 Guggenheim Museum, New York Crucifixion blanche…

Édouard Manet

(1832–1883) The artist’s works: La Barque de Dante, d’après Delacroix c.1855 Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon La Barque de Dante, d’après Delacroix c.1859 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Le Chanteur espagnol 1860 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Monsieur et Mme Auguste…

Isidore Justin Séverin Taylor

(1789–1879) Isidore Taylor in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862 National Gallery, London     Born August 5 1789 Brussels (Belgium) Died September 6 1879 Paris (France) Buried Cimetière du Père Lachaise (Paris) Occupation Philanthropist Playwright Occupation Senator Writer…

Félix Bracquemond

(1833–1914) Félix Henri Bracquemond The artist’s works: Hoschedé 1871 British Museum, London Bracquemond in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Hommage à Delacroix 1864 Musée d’Orsay, Paris   Born May 22 1833 Paris (France) Died October 29 1914 Sèvres (France) Wife Marie Anne…

Gustave Flaubert

(1821–1880) Works: • Bouvard et Pécuchet (1881) ◊ Bouvard and Pécuchet (English) • Dictionnaire des idées reçues (1913) ◊ Herodias (English) ◊ Ηρωδιάς (Greek) • La tentation de Saint Antoine (1848) ◊ The Temptation of St. Antony (English) • Madame Bovary (1857) • Madame Bovary:…

Louise Abbéma

(1853–1927) Louise Catherine Léonie Abbéma The artist’s works: Portrait de Jeanne Samary c.1879 Musée Carnavalet, Paris Born October 30 1853 Étampes (France) Died July 29 1927 Paris (France) Buried Cimetière du Montparnasse (Paris) Occupation Designer Painter Sculptor Award Légion d’honneur…