Tag: pseudonym

Leconte de Lisle

(1818–1894) Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle Pierre Gosset (pseudonym) Translations: • L’Iliade (French) • L’Odyssée (French) Leconte de Lisle in Art: Millet, Jean-François (1814-1875) Leconte de Lisle c.1840–1841 National Gallery of Art, Washington   Born October 22 1818 Saint-Paul, La…

Christina Rossetti

(1830–1894) Christina Georgina Rossetti, pseudonym Ellen Alleyne Works: • Goblin Market, The Prince’s Progress, and Other Poems (English) • Poems (English) Christina Rossetti in Art: Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882) Christina Rossetti 1866 Private collection   Born December 5 1830 London (England) Died…

Voltaire

(1694–1778) François-Marie Arouet Works: • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 2 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (English) • A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (English) •…

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,…

La Goulue

(1866–1929) Louise Weber La Goulue, c.1885. La Goulue, c.1890. La Goulue, c.1895. Press article announcing the death of La Goulue. Grave of Louise Weber, known as La Goulue, creator of the Can-can. Cimetière de Montmartre, Paris. La Goulue in Art:…

Jane Avril

(1868–1943) Jeanne Louise Beaudon “Jane la Folle”, “La Mélinite” Jane Avril in a photo by Paul Sescau (1858-1926), c.1890. The tomb of Jane Avril at the Cimetière du Père Lachaise. Jane Avril in Art: Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de (1864-1901) Jane Avril…

Jeanne Demarsy

(1865–1937) Anne Darlaud Jeanne Demarsy in Art: Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Femme sur un banc 1879 Pola Museum of Art, Hakone     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Jeune femme à la pélerine 1881 Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) Jeune fille…

Alba Flores

(1986) Alba González Villa Filmography as Actress: El tiempo entre costuras 2013–2014 Director: Iñaki Mercero & others Starring: Adriana Ugarte, Raúl Arévalo   Born October 27 1986 Madrid (España) Occupation Actress

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…

Bryan Forbes

(1926–2013) John Theobald Clarke, CBE Filmography as Director: The Madwoman of Chaillot 1969 Director: Bryan Forbes Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Charles Boyer   Born July 22 1926 Stratford, London (England) Died May 8 2013 Virginia Water (England) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Novelist Producer Occupation…