The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
Auguste Rodin - Filmed Sculpting in his Studio (1915)
This is unique film of the father of modern sculpture, Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), working in his studio in Paris in 1915. What is particularly interesting in the various pieces of footage is seeing -...
Edgar Degas - Filmed Walking Down a Paris Street (1915)
This is unique film of the Impressionist painter Edgar Degas captured walking down a street in Paris in 1915. Enjoy!
25 Years After Art Heist, Empty Frames Still Hang In Boston's Gardner Museum
That robbery — which included the loss of three Rembrandts, a Vermeer, a Manet and sketches by Degas — has haunted Boston, law enforcement and the art world ever since. Boston Globe reporter Stephen K...
Auguste Rodin 1840-1917 Romantic sculptor
Auguste Rodin's realist works created a new era in sculpture. Known as Auguste Rodin, François-Auguste-René Rodin, was a romantic and realistic french sculptor. Although Rodin is generally considered ...
Mata Hari - Did they get Mata Hari wrong? | World news | The Guardian
Mata Hari, the most renowned woman spy in history, who was shot for betraying secrets that were said to have lead to the deaths of thousands of soldiers during the first world war, may have been wrong...
Mata Hari - Mata Hari was only interested in one thing - and it wasn't espionage | Mail Online
Killed by a firing squad, she's the most notorious woman spy in history. Mata Hari caused the deaths of tens of thousands of French soldiers - except that she may not have been guilty at all
Romilda Pantaleoni
Franco Faccio (March 8, 1840 July 21, 1891) was an Italian composer and conductor. Born in Verona, Faccio became known as a conductor of Verdi's music. He st...
Auguste Rodin
PLEASE WATCH IN HIGH QUALITY. Rodin 's museum being my favourite in Paris, I invite you to join me on my last visit there, hoping you'll enjoy it as much as ...
John William Waterhouse - Slideshow
Music: Tu chiami una vita by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek Lyrics by Salvatore Quasimodo (Tu chiami una vita) Fatica d'amore, tristezza, tu chiami una vita che den...
John William Waterhouse
Music: Tu chiami una vita by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek Lyrics by Salvatore Quasimodo (Tu chiami una vita) Fatica d'amore, tristezza, tu chiami una vita che den...
Edgar Degas
more informations: http://digitalrainbowproductions.weebly.com/edgard-degas.html website: http://digitalrainbowproductions.weebly.com a slideshow about degas...
John William Waterhouse - Selections
John William Waterhouse(1849-1917). English painter. I quite admire his work. Why are women not portrayed with such passion and dignity today I ask? Early in...
John Faithfull Fleet
John Faithfull Fleet C.I.E (1847 – 21 February 1917) was an English civil servant with the Indian Civil Services and became known as a historian, epigraphist and linguist. His research in Indian epig...
The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy
Exotic, alluring and endlessly mysterious, the dancer known as Mata Hari took Europe by storm in the early 20th century with her risqué, Asian-influenced striptease routines.
Ernesto Biondi
Ernesto Biondi (January 30, 1855 – 1917) was an Italian sculptor who won the grand prix at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris. In 1905 he sued the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art for b...
Ernesto Biondi - Wikipedia
William Henry Hosking
William Henry Hosking (26 December 1841–11 March 1917) was a New Zealand doctor and hospital superintendent. He was born in Redruth, Cornwall, England on 26 December 1841.
William Duddell
William Du Bois Duddell (1 July 1872 - 4 November 1917) was a British physicist and electrical engineer. He was privately educated in the UK and France and rose quickly through the prestigious City &a...
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John Erlander
John Erlander (April 7, 1826 - February 14, 1917) was a Swedish born, American businessman and founder of Rockford Union Furniture Company.
John Erlander was born Johan Jönsson, in Slätthög, Kro...
Maurice Guillaux
Ernest François Guillaux, (24 January 1883 – 21 May 1917), better known by his adopted name Maurice Guillaux, was a French aviator who spent seven months in Australia in 1914. On 16–18 July 1914, he f...
Thomas M. Anderson
Thomas McArthur Anderson (January 21, 1836 – May 8, 1917) was a career officer in the United States Army who served as a general in the Spanish-American War and the Philippine-American War.
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Madge Syers
Florence Madeline "Madge" Syers (née Cave, 16 September 1881 – 9 September 1917) was a British figure skater. She became the first woman to compete at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1902 by...
William De Morgan
William Frend De Morgan (16 November 1839 – 15 January 1917) was an English potter and tile designer. A lifelong friend of William Morris, he designed tiles, stained glass and furniture for Morris &am...
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Lyman Belding
Lyman Belding (12 June 1829 - 22 November 1917) was a prominent American ornithologist.He was born to Joshua Belding and Rosetta Cooley Belding on 12 June 1829 at West Farms, Massachusetts, but later ...
Les Darcy
James Leslie "Les" Darcy (31 October 1895 – 24 May 1917) was an Australian boxer. He was a middleweight, but held the Australian Heavyweight Championship title at the same time.
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Charles Bowen (New Zealand politician)
Sir Charles Christopher Bowen KB. KCMG. (29 August 1830 – 12 December 1917) was a New Zealand politician.
Bowen was born in County Mayo, Ireland and studied law for two years at Cambridge Universi...
Charles Bowen (New Zealand politician) - Wikipedia
Lorentz Dietrichson
Lorentz Henrik Segelcke Dietrichson (1 January 1834 Bergen - 1917) was a Norwegian poet and historian of art and literature.
Lorentz Henrik Segelcke Dietrichson was the son of Fredrik Dietrichson ...
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