Eleonora Duse (1858-1924)


Photo A. Champagne. Eleonora Duse. The great Italian tragédienne whose death has mourned the soul of all those who love the Theater in the world. Original: La grande tragédienne italienne de qui la mort a endeuillé l’âme de tous ceu qui dans le monde aiment le Théâtre. Le Théâtre et Comœdia illustré, Mai 1924. | src BnF ~ Gallica
Eleonora Duse als Kameliendame (Phot. Bengue, Paris). UHU Magazin, Sept. 1925. | src Flickr
ELEONORA DUSE, (d’après une sanguine [red chalk drawing] de Roumoff 1892). Le Théâtre et Comœdia illustré, Mai 1924. | src BnF ~ Gallica

In Ectasy (before 1912)

Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl :: In Ekstase (Studie zu “Sic Transit”). In Ecstasy (Study on ‘Sic Transit’). Charcoal and white chalk on blue-gray laid paper. Preliminary study for the monumental polyptichon “Sic Transit” (1912) in the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna in Rome. The drawing prepares the ghostly female figure that can be seen in the left panel in the right background. – Provenance: From the artist’s estate (stamp on verso). Galleria Carlo Virgilio, Rome (stamp on verso). | src invaluable and Bassenge

Smoke (Fumée), 1926

Louis Icart :: “Smoke, or Fumée”, 1926, etching with touches of hand coloring on paper, signed in pencil on lower right, numbered 246 on lower left, with blindstamp. | src Bidsquare ~ Neue Auctions