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Paris Was A Woman

Badass female artists, socialites, and icons of the early 1900s.
Brought to you by Chloe Thunders (chloethunders.tumblr.com).

academiedesfemmes:

Eva Palmer

academiedesfemmes:

Eva Palmer

The horror of being ugly, of being ugly every day, every moment, without respite, even when his heart was dazzled by love for another human being, had, little by little, led him to a profound humility.

Misia Sert (via blahbiddityblahblah)

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mote-historie:

The Hero
1928
by Dodo aka Dorte Clara Wolff (1907-1998) 
State Museum, Berlin

mote-historie:

The Hero

1928

by Dodo aka Dorte Clara Wolff (1907-1998) 

State Museum, Berlin

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teteradechocolate:

Muses: 4 of ongoing

Alma Mahler (Gustav Mahler; Walter Gropius; Oskar Kokoschka; Franz Werfel)

oldhollywood:

"I am vain, and afraid that I’ll leave nothing of myself behind when I die, nothing to be remembered by…An actress is dead when the last person to remember her dies! And that’s not enough for me!"" 
-Alla Nazimova (quote/photo via, 1923)

oldhollywood:

"I am vain, and afraid that I’ll leave nothing of myself behind when I die, nothing to be remembered by…An actress is dead when the last person to remember her dies! And that’s not enough for me!""

-Alla Nazimova (quote/photo via, 1923)

blastedheath:

Suzanne Valadon (French, 1865-1938), Paysage à Montmartre (le jardin de la rue Cortot), 1919. Oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm.

blastedheath:

Suzanne Valadon (French, 1865-1938), Paysage à Montmartre (le jardin de la rue Cortot), 1919. Oil on canvas, 92 x 73 cm.

Want to buy some illusions, slightly used, just like new?

(Source: gingerastaire)

vintagebrides:

Romanian Princess Marthe Bibesco in her wedding gown, 1902
Read about the fascinating life of royal and author Princess Marthe Bibesco (and don’t miss her stunning 1911 portrait by Giovanni Boldini) at blueridgevintage.wordpress.com.

vintagebrides:

Romanian Princess Marthe Bibesco in her wedding gown, 1902

Read about the fascinating life of royal and author Princess Marthe Bibesco (and don’t miss her stunning 1911 portrait by Giovanni Boldini) at blueridgevintage.wordpress.com.

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Amélie Élie (or Hélie) (born on March 14th, 1878 in Orléans, died on April 16th, 1933 in Paris), is a French prostitute, known by gangsters of Paris of the Belle Epoque under the name of Casque d’Or (Golden Helmet). This nickname, which was attributed to the statements made by one nurse, in reference to the fight that was engaged for her, by two gang leaders of the 20th district of Paris.

Amélie Élie (or Hélie) (born on March 14th, 1878 in Orléans, died on April 16th, 1933 in Paris), is a French prostitute, known by gangsters of Paris of the Belle Epoque under the name of Casque d’Or (Golden Helmet). This nickname, which was attributed to the statements made by one nurse, in reference to the fight that was engaged for her, by two gang leaders of the 20th district of Paris.

sangfroidwoolf:

Violet Trefusis, c. 1930’s.

sangfroidwoolf:

Violet Trefusis, c. 1930’s.

Reality doesn’t impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.

Anaïs Nin, Incest: From a Journal of Love (via wordsnquotes)

(via muizenis)

greatgdean:

Isadora Duncan 1916 photo by Arnold Genthe

greatgdean:

Isadora Duncan 1916 photo by Arnold Genthe

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fawnvelveteen:

Georges Jules Victor Clairin, Portrait of Cleo de Merode, 1900’s.

fawnvelveteen:

Georges Jules Victor Clairin, Portrait of Cleo de Merode, 1900’s.

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Really I don’t like human nature unless all candied over with art

Virginia Woolf (via loveage-moondream)

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