28.5.17

Jane Birkin

 
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Jane Birkin, née en 1946 dans le quartier de Marylebone à Londres, est une actrice et chanteuse britannique francophone, installée en France depuis la fin des années 1960 et naturalisée française.

Jane Birkin (born 14 December 1946) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter based in France. She is best known for her relationship and musical partnership with Serge Gainsbourg in the 1970s and being the namesake of the popular Hermès Birkin bag. In recent years she has written her own album and directed a film.

22.5.17

Erté - La Cage Improvisée 1922

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Romain de Tirtoff dit Erté (1892-1990) est un artiste russe naturalisé français.

Romain de Tirtoff (1892-1990) was a Russian-born French artist and designer known by the pseudonym Erté, from the French pronunciation of his initials. He was a diversely talented 20th-century artist and designer who flourished in an array of fields, including fashion, jewellery, graphic arts, costume and set design for film, theatre, and opera, and interior decor.

21.5.17

Evelyn Brent by Otto Dyer

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Evelyn Brent (1899-1975) est une actrice américaine.

Evelyn Brent (1899-1975) was an American film and stage actress.

19.5.17

Piero Fornasetti

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Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) est un peintre, designer, sculpteur et décorateur d'intérieur italien.

Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) was an Italian painter, sculptor, interior decorator and engraver.

6.5.17

L'Illustration - Contemplation 1901

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L’Illustration est un magazine hebdomadaire français publié de 1843 à 1944, puis, de 1945 à 1955 sous le nom de France Illustration. Il connut 5 293 numéros, constituant 180 000 pages environ.

L'Illustration was a weekly French newspaper published in Paris from 1843 to 1944. It was founded by Édouard Charton and the first issue was published on March 4, 1843.

22.4.17

Bianca Passarge

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Seventeen-year-old Bianca Passarge of Hamburg dresses up as a cat and dances on wine bottles in June 1958. Her performance was based on a dream. She practiced for eight hours a day to do this.

18.4.17

Jon Whitcomb 1941

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Jon Whitcomb (1906-1988) est un illustrateur américain.

Jon Whitcomb (1906-1988) was an American illustrator. He was well known for his pictures of glamorous young women. 

6.4.17

Jugend 1896

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Jugend : Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben (Jeunesse : hebdomadaire munichois illustré d'art et de vie quotidienne) est une revue artistique et littéraire créée par Georg Hirth et publiée entre 1896 et 1940 à Munich.

Jugend ("Youth" in German) was a German art magazine that was created in the late 19th century. The magazine was based in Munich. It featured many famous Art Nouveau artists and is the source of the term "Jugendstil" ("Jugend-style"), the German version of Art Nouveau. The magazine was founded by writer Georg Hirth. It was published from 1896 to 1940. 

5.4.17

Jugend 1926

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Jugend : Münchner illustrierte Wochenschrift für Kunst und Leben (Jeunesse : hebdomadaire munichois illustré d'art et de vie quotidienne) est une revue artistique et littéraire créée par Georg Hirth et publiée entre 1896 et 1940 à Munich.

Jugend ("Youth" in German) was a German art magazine that was created in the late 19th century. The magazine was based in Munich. It featured many famous Art Nouveau artists and is the source of the term "Jugendstil" ("Jugend-style"), the German version of Art Nouveau. The magazine was founded by writer Georg Hirth. It was published from 1896 to 1940. 

2.4.17

Bertha Kalich as Miriam Friedlander in The Kreutzer Sonata 1906

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Bertha Kalich (1874-1939) est une actrice juive née en Ukraine.

Bertha Kalich, also spelled Kalish (1874-1939) was a Jewish actress, born in Lemberg, Galicia (now Lviv, Ukraine). Though she was well-established as an entertainer in Eastern Europe, she is best remembered as one of the several "larger-than-life" figures that dominated New York stages during the "Golden Age" of American Yiddish Theatre during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Historians estimate that, during her career, Kalich performed more than 125 different roles in seven different languages.

31.3.17

Anita Loos mid 1910s

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Anita Loos (1888-1981) est une scénariste, actrice et écrivain américaine. Elle est considérée comme l'une des meilleures scénaristes de sa génération avec June Mathis et Frances Marion. Elle est notamment l'auteur du roman "Les hommes préfèrent les blondes" publié en 1925, et de la suite "Mais ils épousent les brunes". Elle a également signé l'adaptation théâtrale du roman de Colette, "Gigi".

Anita Loos (1888-1981) was an American screenwriter, playwright and author, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. She wrote film scripts from 1912, and became arguably the first-ever staff scriptwriter, when D.W. Griffith put her on the payroll at Triangle Film Corporation. She went on to write many of the Douglas Fairbanks films, as well as the stage adaptation of Colette’s Gigi.

14.3.17

Grete Reinwald

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Grete Reinwald, née Malwina Margarete Reinwald, (1902-1983) est une actrice allemande.

Grete Reinwald (1902-1983) was a German stage and film actress. As a child, due to her sweet, appealing features she modeled for many monochrome, hand-tinted and autochrome postcards.