Sarah Bernhardt

(1844-1923) A French stage and screen actress known as “the most famous actress the world has ever known.” Gaining considerable fame in the 1870’s, Bernhardt became a legend in her own lifetime and was dubbed “The Divine Sarah.” Alphonse Mucha created several famous posters to promote her plays, and was an inspiration to many Art Nouveau artists.


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Bronze Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt by Paul François Berthoud
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