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BERNHARDT, Sarah (1844 - 1923), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BERNHARDT, Sarah (1844 - 1923), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1844, in Paris; died 1923, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor. Portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

Sarah Bernhardt received a convent education at Grandchamp, near Versailles. In 1862, she was awarded second prize for acting at the Paris Conservatoire, and made her début at the Comédie Française in the same year, in Racine's Iphigénie. Parallel to her celebrated theatrical career, Bernhardt

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