The Lady with Fans - Nina de Callias, Manet's model

Edouard ManetThe Lady with Fans© RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski
The Lady with Fans painted by Manet, Nina de Callias, also known as Nina de Villard, was an engaging personnality of the 1870s : a strong woman, bourgeois with bohemian tastes, spiritual and a musician, she attracted numerous talented writers and artists to her salon, many of whom became true friends.


Luce Abélès, Musée d'Orsay and Michael Packenham, Exeter University

18 April - 16 July 2000
Musée d'Orsay

galleries 67, 68, 69

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