October 13, 1883 - May 9, 1885. A near-complete run of 51 numbers from the onset of publication (lacking one number only), each with a fine original photograph of the "artiste" to whom the issue is dedicated tipped-in to first page of text. PARIS-ARTISTE.
October 13, 1883 - May 9, 1885. A near-complete run of 51 numbers from the onset of publication (lacking one number only), each with a fine original photograph of the "artiste" to whom the issue is dedicated tipped-in to first page of text.
October 13, 1883 - May 9, 1885. A near-complete run of 51 numbers from the onset of publication (lacking one number only), each with a fine original photograph of the "artiste" to whom the issue is dedicated tipped-in to first page of text.

October 13, 1883 - May 9, 1885. A near-complete run of 51 numbers from the onset of publication (lacking one number only), each with a fine original photograph of the "artiste" to whom the issue is dedicated tipped-in to first page of text.

Large folio. Quarter dark red morocco with red textured cloth boards, "Paris-Artiste" gilt to upper, raised bands on spine in decorative compartments gilt, titling gilt.

Subjects include contemporary singers, actors, dancers, and literary figures, with average size 190 x 120 mm. Photographic credits include van Bosch, Benque, Carjat, Chalot, Goupil, Lemercier, and Nadar.

1re Année
1. A. Grévin (1827-1892), artist and caricaturist
2. Mme. Anna Judic (1849-1911), actress, in the role of Mam'zelle Nitouche
3. Mlle. Adele Isaac, opera singer
4. Mlle. Marie van Zandt (1858-1919), American opera singer, in the role of Lakmé
5. Mme. Louise Théo (1854-1922), French opera singer
6. Jean-Alexandre Talazac (1851-1896), French operatic tenor, in the role of Gérald in Lakmé
7. Mlle. Emma Nevada (1859-1940), American operatic soprano, in the role of Mignon
8. M. Victor Maurel (1848-1923), French baritone, Director of the Théâtre-Italien

Deuxième année
9. Rosita Mauri (1850-1923), Prima ballerina
10. Mme. Fidès Devriès (1852-1941), American operatic soprano, born in New Orleans
11. Jules Verne (1828-1905), French novelist, poet, and playwright
12. Thérèsa (Eugénie Emma Valladon 1837-1913), French singer
13. Mme. Marie Heilbron (1851-1886), Belgian operatic soprano
14. Mme. Lureau-Escalaïs (1860-1923), French opera singer
15. Ch. Gounod (1818-1893), French composer
16. Mlle. Subra (1866-1908), French ballerina
17. Daubray (Michel René Thibaut 1837-1892), French actor and singer
18. Lassalle (Jean Lassalle 1847-1909, French baritone (photograph yellowed)
19. Aimée Tessandier (1851-1923), French actress
20. Suzette Reichenberg (1853-1924), French actress after whom the dessert "Crepe Suzette" is named
21. Ernest Alexandre Coquelin (Cadet 1848-1909), French actor
22. Blanche Baretta (1855-1939), French actress
23. Gabrielle Krauss (1842-1906), Austrian-born French soprano
24. Henri Sellier (1849-1899), French tenor
25. Mlle. Rénée Richard (fl. ca. 1885-90), French opera singer
26. Benôit-Constant Coquelin (Ainé 1841-1909), French actor
27. Émilie Broisat (1846-1929), French actress
29. Adeline Dudlay de la Comédie-Française (1858-1934), Belgian/French actress
30. Jane Harding du Gymnase (1859-1941), French actress and singer
31. Léa D'Asco (18??-1906), French actress and singer
32. Mlle. Cécile Mazeray de l'Opéra-Comique (1859-?)
33. Etienne Dereims de l'Opéra (1845-1904), French tenor
34. Marcella Sembrich (1858-1935), Polish soprano (minor spotting)
35. Marie Laurent (1825-1904), French actress


Troisième Année
36. Mlle. Angèle (fl. 1880-1890), French singer
37. Céline Montaland (1843-1891), Belgian/French actress
38. Pol Plançon de l'Opéra (1851-1914), French bass
39. Léonide Leblanc (1842-1894), French actress
40. Alexanb[!]re Dumas Fils (1824-1895), French author and playwright
41. Céline Chaumont (1848-1926), French opera singer
42. Louis Mérante Maitre de Ballet de l'Opéra (1828-1887), French dancer and choreographer
43. Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French poet, novelist, and dramatist
44. Blanche Pierson de la Comédie-Française (1842-1919), French actress
45. Gabrielle Réjane du Vaudeville (1856-1920), French actress
46. Christine Nilsson (1843-1921), Swedish soprano
47. Emma Calvé de l'Opéra-Comique, French soprano
48. Raphael Duflos de la Comédie-Française (1858-1946), French actor
49. Maria Legault du Vaudeville (1858-1905), French actress
50. Marie Magnier du Gymnase (1848-1913), French actress
51. Saint-Germain (fl. 18801890), French actor

With the bookplate of Pierre Berezzi to front free endpaper.

Binding worn, rubbed, bumped, and stained. Some browning and minor foxing; occasional small tears; several leaves creased. In very good condition overall. Lacking only no. 28 in a sequential run of 51 numbers.

This rare periodical apparently ceased publication in 1886 with No. 85 (the only complete run is held at the Bibliothèque Nationale; incomplete runs at the Rijksmuseum, the National Library of Sweden, the Getty, and Ohio State). Item #28103

Price: $1,500.00  other currencies

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