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Marie Bashkirtseff Collection

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Bashkirtseff, Marie, 1860-1884.

Born on November 11, 1858 in the Ukraine, Mariya Konstantinovna Bashkirtseva was the daughter of Russian nobility. She spent much of her childhood with her mother in Germany until they settled in Paris. Bashkirtseva began a singing career, studied art, and is best known for her autobiography in French, Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff (1887). Bashkirtseva died of tuberculosis just before her 24th birthday.

Consists of newspaper and book reviews about her published journal and later biographies about her; one engraved portrait; one engraved illustration.

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Publisher
Rare Book Collection
Finding Aid Date
2003
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Collection Inventory

1. "Marie Bashkirtseff": oval engraved portrait, dates not examined. 1 item.
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1 item

2. "A difficult question" engraving from Pall Mall Magazine. "Bashkirschiff pinxit. Printed by Lemercier Paris.", dates not examined. 1 item.
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1 item

3. "New revelations of 'La Bashkirtseff': copybook discovered in Nice villa after death of her mother." Dated in ms, 1922. 1 item.
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1 item

4. "New Bashkirtseff diary discovered: Young Russian girl whose memoirs were a literary sensation left other work." Dated in ms. Times, February 4. 1 item.
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1 item

5. Book review of Mrs. Marie Saltus's "Edgar Saltus: The man" in which is mentioned a revised edition [published 1928] by Dutton of Mary Serrano's translation of Bashkirtseff's journal, dates not examined. 1 item.
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1 item

6. "Moussia: The life and death of Marie Bashkirtseff," by Alberic Cahuet. New York Times book review, 1930 June 22. 1 item.
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1 item

7. "Intimate explorations" by Leonard Bacon. Saturday Review book review of "Fountains of youth" by Dormer Creston, Dutton, 1937. 1 item.
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1 item

8. "An explorer of her own self" by Lloyd Morris. Book review of "Fountains of Youth" by Dormer Creston, Dutton, 1937. Dated in ms, 1937 March 14. 1 item.
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9. "The fabulous Marie Bashkirtseff" by Katherine Woods. New York Times book review of "Fountains of Youth" by Dormer Creston, Dutton, 1937. 1 item.
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1 item

10. "Marie Bashkirtseff" by Josephine Lazarus. Scribner's magazine, vol. 6, issue 5 1889 November; pp. [633]-640, 1889 November. 1 item.
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1 item

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