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 Musician Pianist…

Édouard Manet

(1832–1883) Works:   La Barque de Dante, d’après Delacroix c.1855 Oil on canvas, 38.1 x 45.72 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon     La Barque de Dante, d’après Delacroix c.1859 Oil on canvas, 33 x 41 cm Metropolitan Museum…

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 Oil on canvas, 160 x 250 cm Musée d’Orsay, Paris…

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 (1880) • Clair de Lune (1884) • Contes de la Becasse (1883) • Contes du jour et de la nuit…

Gérard de Lairesse

(1641–1711) Works:   Venus Presenting Weapons to Aeneas second half of 17th Century Oil on canvas, 161.8 x 165.8 cm Museum Mayer van den Bergh, Antwerp     The Institution of the Eucharist 1664–1665 Oil on canvas, 137 x 155 cm…

Leo Tolstoy

(1828–1910) Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy   Works: • A Confession (1879–1880) ◊ Ma confession (French) • A Critical Essay on Shakespeare (1906) • A Letter to a Hindu (1908) • A Russian Proprietor, and Other Stories (1852–1859) • Anna Karenina (1873–1877) ◊ Anna Karenina (Dutch)…