Adah Isaacs Menken as Mazeppa. 1864.

Henry Mullins. After marrying for a fourth and a fifth time she went to London and Paris. Adah caused much furor and had several shocking affairs, including one with Alexander Dumas (who was twice her age). She then became ill and couldn’t work anymore. Falling into poverty very quickly she wrote to a friend: “I […]

Salon 1872 par Michelez.

Sélection des “petits maîtres.” 19th Century European @culture.gouv. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSM6bJWA3_d/?taken-by=cheysandy “Les cuirassiers de 1870”, tableau par Alfred Quesnay de Beaurepaire, No 1285;  “Patrouille de Uhlans”, tableau par René Princeteau, No 1274, intitulé dans le catalogue  “L’amour de Dieu”, tableau par Alphonse Muraton, No 1158; “L’étude”, tableau par Marcellin Laporte, No 931, appartient à l’artiste;  “Idylle”, tableau […]