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Leon Bakst Digital Art - Rachel Strong By Leon Bakst 1924 by Sarah Vernon

Rachel Strong By Leon Bakst 1924 is a piece of digital artwork by Sarah Vernon which was uploaded on August 27th, 2015.

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James Mcconnell

Rachel Strong grew up in Cleveland and married Henri de Boisgelin (b. 1897). They lived until at least the 1970s and had a chateau in the Bretagne region of France. I'm not sure when they passed, but they died without having children. The estate went to his relatives. I believe the chateau is now a hotel. Interestingly, he was a great nephew of Louis de Clercq (a famous french collector and photographer) and donated a great number of his items to the Louvre in 1967. The de Boisgelins were a warm and generous couple.

Melissa D Johnston


Sarah Vernon replied:

I'm so glad you like it, Melissa!

Paul Lovering

A scintilating composition art Sarah ... So special

Sarah Vernon replied:

Bless you, Paul. I wish I could pretend it was my work and not Bakst's!

Sherri  Of Palm Springs

Hi Sarah, she beautiful, what a wonderful piece of art my sweet friend Sherri fl

Sarah Vernon replied:

Thank you, sweet Sherri! I was so delighted when I discovered it on Wikimedia at a decent resolution.

P J Lewis

Very nice!

Sarah Vernon replied:

Thank you. Bakst was a masterful artist.

Deyanira Harris

Fantastic work!! lfv

Sarah Vernon replied:

Thank you, Dayanira.

David Godbolt

That is absolutely beautiful Sarah, love images that are so graceful and from such unhurried times!.......l/f

Sarah Vernon replied:

Thank you, David. I'm so glad you like Bakst's portrait as much as I do.

Jean OKeeffe Macro Abundance Art

Congratulations for the feature of your artwork on the homepage of Greeting Cards For All Occasions 08-27-15!!

Sarah Vernon replied:

Much thanks, Jean. Bakst certainly knew his onions when it came to portraiture, let alone his wonderful Ballet Russes costumes,

Oksana Semenchenko

Wonderful! v

Sarah Vernon replied:

Thank you. It proves the 'masters' never date!

Dagmar Helbig

Sarah, this is so beautiful can't went my eyes off. Would had liked to see you in this costume and interior - .....!

Sarah Vernon replied:

It certainly is beautiful, isn't it.

Tina  LeCour

Nice work Sarah!! lf

Sarah Vernon replied:

Thanks, Tina. Just goes to show that Bakst was a master artist and not just a set and costume designer.

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