Boldini - Pleasures and Days

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Boldini - Pleasures and Days

Published on June 24, 2022

Born in Ferrara, Italy in 1842, Boldini spent most of his career in Paris. He was a close friend of Degas and also of Proust, and moved in aristocratic and upper middle-class circles. During his lifetime, he enjoyed considerable success, becoming the favorite portraitist of a rich, international clientele. In Paris, the fashion capital of the world, he had no equal when it came to portraying princesses and rich heiresses – always wearing the most beautiful dresses. His inimitable style, which was modern but at odds with the avant-garde, has made his works captivating and moving testimonies of that lost era in Paris.
This retrospective at Petit Palais, Av. Winston Churchill, Paris, France running until July 24, 2022 is an opportunity for visitors to discover or to renew acquaintance with Boldini, a virtuoso painter and figure on the social, artistic and literary scene of Belle Époque Paris.

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