Russian artist Leon Bakst (1866-1924) was especially known for his innovative costume and set design. In 1917, his colleague Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920) captured a 51 year old Bakst on canvas. (You might want to click on Bakst’s own self-portrait done almost a quarter century earlier for comparison.)
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Have you heard of American artist Elizabeth Nourse (1859-1938)? Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, she spent most of her career in France like her fellow countrywoman Mary Cassatt. And some more works of art by Nourse, from peasant women, to the portrait of an Algerian man.