Georges Clairin – Sarah bernhardt

Georges Jules Victor Clairin – Sarah Bernardt

Georges Jules Victor Clairin (11 September 1843 – 2 September 1919) was a French Oriental painter and illustrator. He was influenced by oriental painting and Moorish architecture, and visited North Africa many times, in particular Morocco and Egypt. In Paris he led the life of a socialite, and befriended the glamorous actress Sarah Bernhardt, his friend for 50 years, and is today best known for his ‘in costume’ and informal intimate portratits of her.

This copy is on process

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Original version

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