Tag: syphilis

Robert Schumann

(1810–1856) Robert Alexander Schumann Filmography as Composer: Ludwig 1972 Director: Luchino Visconti Starring: Helmut Berger, Romy Schneider   Born June 8 1810 Zwickau (Germany) Died July 29 1856 Endenich, Bonn (Germany) Cause of death Syphilis Occupation Composer Conductor Occupation Musician Pianist

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 Les étudiants de Salamanque…

Charles Baudelaire

(1821–1867) Charles-Pierre Baudelaire Works: • Les Fleurs du Mal (1857) ◊ The Flowers of Evil (English) Quotes: • Charles Baudelaire: Quotations Baudelaire in Art: Fantin-Latour, Henri (1836-1904) Hommage à Delacroix 1864 Musée d’Orsay, Paris     Manet, Édouard (1832-1883) La Musique aux Tuileries 1862 National…

Guy de Maupassant

(1850–1893) Henry-René-Albert-Guy de Maupassant Works: ◊ A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales (English) ◊ Bel Ami (English) • Boule de Suif (French) • Clair de Lune (French) • Contes de la Becasse (French) • Contes du jour et de la nuit…

Gérard de Lairesse

(1641–1711) The artist’s works: Venus Presenting Weapons to Aeneas second half of 17th Century Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp The Institution of the Eucharist 1664–1665 Musée du Louvre, Paris Apollo and Aurora 1671 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Cleopatra’s Banquet c.1675–1680…

Leo Tolstoy

(1828–1910) Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy Works: • A Confession (English) ◊ Ma confession (French) • A Critical Essay on Shakespeare (English) • A Letter to a Hindu (English) • A Russian Proprietor, and Other Stories (English) • Anna Karenina (English) ◊ Anna Karenina (Dutch) ◊ Anna…