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Vera Sergine

French postcard. Photo Comoedia. Series Nos artistes dans leur loge, No. 69. Véra Sergine (1884-1946) was a popular French stage actress between the 1910s and 1930s, who was also active in French silent cinema of the 1910s. She was first married to Pierre Renoir, then had a long relationship with Henri Rollan. She is also…

Imperio Argentina

Dutch postcard. M.B.& Z. (M. Bonnist & Zonen, Amsterdam), nr. 199. Cifesa was a big Spanish distribution company between the mid-1930s and the early 1960s. Imperio Argentina (1906-2003) was a Spanish singer, dancer and actress. Imperio Argentina was born Magdalena Nile del Río, on December 26th, 1906 in San Telmo, the tango district of Buenos…

Aline Charigot

Detail of Aline Charigot from “By the Seashore” (1883) Oil on canvas By Auguste Renoir French, 1841-1919 Accession #: 29.100.125 Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, New York)—August 28, 2010 Like other artists who painted in an Impressionist style in the 1870s, Renoir eventually began to explore a different manner of painting. A trip to…