A. Original lithograph from "Les Contemporains Celebres".
by Publications Octave Beauchamp
& G. de Malherbe, Paris, 1904.
Also includes: Signed (in the plate) testimonial
including celebrity photo and background design by Manuel Orazi, French (1860-1934)
plus original biography.
Both presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free,
archival museum mats, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat
Certificate of Authenticity.
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Brandès, (1862-1930) was a French actress and became a member of the Comedie-Francaise
in 1896. She also played at the Theatre de la Renaissance. By embodying the great
love for femmes fatales, she created many roles for Alexandre Dumas, Georges de
Porto-Rich and Paul Bourget.
"Les Contemporains Celebres, was published
by Lefrevre-Utile (famed Biscuit producer) containing portraits...some of Cappiello's
finest caricatures of contemporary celebrities" (Rennert,
"Published by Lefevre-Utile and Octave Beauchamp,
Paris, and distributed by G. de Malherbe, containing portraits, biographies, signed
testimonials and some of Cappiello's finest caricatures of contemporary celebrities.
You might be asking yourself just what do Sarah Bernhardt, Anatole France, Rejane,
Granier, Massenet, Bartholdi and the Queen of Madagascar have in common? The answer
is quite simple: They all love Lefevre-Utile biscuits, of course" (Rennert,