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Collection by Jelena Rizvanovic

Jelena Rizvanovic
Portrait painting of a young Paul Verlaine by Gustave Courbet. Verlaine would be associated with the decadent and symbolist movements in the late century. Henri Fantin Latour, Paul Verlaine, Art Français, Gustave Courbet, French Paintings, Mini Paintings, Frederic, Art Database, Montpellier


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A still image from film footage of a 1904 wedding shows a man in a bowler hat believed to be the French novelist Marcel Proust. Marcel Proust, Laura Lee, Swann's Way, Top Universities, Man Ray, Wedding Show, Another World, Book Authors, Science And Technology

July 16, 2021 | The TLS

The last known photograph of Proust taken in his lifetime dates from the spring of 1921, as the author made a rare outing to the Jeu de Paume to see a Vermeer exhibition. Within eighteen months he would be dead, at the age of fifty-one. (There is a well-known photograph by Man Ray of the author on his deathbed.)

Richard Howard and George Plimpton on Translating Marcel Proust Marcel Proust, Unhappy Birthday, George Plimpton, Swann's Way, Claude Debussy, Jean Luc Godard, French Quotes, Lus, Texts

Самые необычные дуэли

Сегодня можно оскорбить любого человека с помощью Интернета. Спорят порой незнакомые люди, не выбирая слов. Только вот ответить обидчику можно только лишь с помощью такого же «виртуального» оружия, не причиняя ему реального вреда. А ведь в былые времена вопрос оскорблений решался намного проще. Если мужчины ругались друг с другом, то они назначали поединок или дуэль. Сперва оружием являлись мечи и шпаги, а потом их заменили пистолеты. И такое решение проблемы было куда убедительнее, чем…

Sotheby's Paris va disperser la collection de l’arrière-petite-nièce de Marcel Proust - Alain. Marcel Proust, Playwright, Paris, Impressionist, Illustration, Modern Art, Mona Lisa, Auction, Culture

Marcel Proust, le temps retrouvé

Lettres, manuscrits, photographies : un ensemble inédit de souvenirs de l'écrivain est vendu par son arrière-petite-nièce, le 31 mai, chez Sotheby's à Paris.

Portrait of the poet Dante Alighieri Painting by Juste de Gand century Oil on X 064 m Louvre Museum Paris Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Giovanni De Medici, Leo Tolstoi, High Middle Ages, Louvre

Justus van Gent (fl. 1460–1480) (1430–1480) Portrait of Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)Datebetween circa 1473 and circa 1475

Apollinaire, Poet of Mystification (M. Magazine, March [With Marie Laurencin, Normandy, Joan Miro, Matisse, Book Letters, Normandy, Belle Epoque, Short Stories, Printmaking, Illustration, Abstract Art

Apollinaire, Poet of Mystification (M.D. Magazine, March 1967) [With Marie Laurencin, Normandy, 1913]

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Boris Pasternak Gabriel García Márquez Milan Kundera Arthur Miller…: everyday_i_show — LiveJournal Robert Mapplethorpe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Book Writer, Book Authors, Laura Lee, Andy Warhol, Paul Auster

colors of life

chagalov: “ André Gide au piano, Paris, ca 1935 -by Laure Albin-Guillot “ Oui, j ‘ai passé avec Chopin plus d’heures que je n’en ai passées avec personne d’autre, avec aucun auteur. — André Gide, cit....

Debauchery, Scandal and Collapsing Abbeys: William Beckford Male Harem, Lord Mayor Of London, The Libertines, Nike Wallpaper, Artist Painting, Old Photos, 18th Century, Art History, Gentleman

Debauchery, Scandal and Collapsing Abbeys: William Beckford

William Thomas Beckford (London, England, 1st October 1760 – Bath, Somerset, England, 2nd May 1844) William Beckford by George Romney, 1782 It is an absolute pleasure to welcome a true English eccentric today in the shape of millionaire politician, writer, builder and consummate collector, William Beckford. The Fool of Fonthill assembled one of the finest art collections in Europe and was responsible for magnificent architecture and Gothic fiction alike, living high on the hog and surrounded…