Above: Dragonfly brooch once adorned by Sarah Bernhardt to whom it was lent by friend Calouste Gulbenkian. A corsage ornament which consists of dragonfly with griffon’s paws and green female torso whose face is supposed to be of Sarah herself. 432 more words
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In 1985 the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal was celebrating its 150th anniversary. In honour of its anniversary and to commemorate its history in Old Montreal the society placed a historic plaque on the corner of the building which was Rasco’s Hotel, 281-295 rue St-Paul. 272 more words
UPDATE: Now at Swann Galleries: Sarah Bernhardt Loved This Mucha Poster So Much, She Used It for Her American Tour
Update: The Alphonse Mucha-designed poster of Sarah Bernhardt sold for $8,750.
What you see: A poster that advertises Sarah Bernhardt’s 1896 American Tour. Alphonse Mucha designed it. 336 more words