Monthly Archives: February 2015

Marie Bashkirtseff. Part 2 her later life and diaries

In my previous blog I concentrated on the portraiture of Marie Bashkirtseff but she will probably be remembered best for other genres One painting by Marie Bashkirtseff which came about during her time at the Académie Julian was one commissioned … Continue reading

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Marie Bashkirtseff. Part 1 The portraitist and feminist

I had been researching the life of Jules Bastien-Lepage for a future blog when I came across the fascinating story of a Ukranian lady, a friend of his, who during her very short life excelled as a painter, a sculptor … Continue reading

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