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Mademoiselle Victorine

A Novel

by Debra Finerman

  • 242 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American First Novelists,
  • American Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Artists" models,
  • France,
  • Painters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10353444M
    ISBN 100307352838
    ISBN 109780307352835
    OCLC/WorldCa71833353

    Mademoiselle Victorine as an Espada, Edouard Manet, The Incident at the Bull Ring, Edouard Manet, dead Jesus attended by angels exists neither in the book of John nor any of the other Gospels. Manet’s, in other words, is an unwritten image. That is .   Debra Finerman is the author of the new novel You Lucky also has written the novels Mademoiselle Victorine and Shadow has worked for a variety of publications, including Capital Style and The Hollywood lives part-time in Paris. Q: How did you come up with the idea for You Lucky Dog? A: A few years ago, my girlfriend and I were .

    For my full review of this wonderful book, press here. Wonderful Historical Fiction Story about Edouard Manet. The three novels below all focus on Victorine, Édouard Manet’s favorite muse. Victorine-Louise Meurent was a French artist and model for many famous painters. Over the years, Victorine modeled for Édouard Manet many times. This interest in Manet and his longtime model and muse Victorine Meurent, provided the inspiration for Finerman's first book of fiction. In her debut novel, Mademoiselle Victorine, Finerman tells the story of Victorine Laurent, a determined and beautiful woman who overcomes a difficult childhood, an unwanted pregnancy, and betrayal by a.

    Manet’s Mlle. V in the Costume of an Espada () This much-admired painting by the thirty-year old Edouard Manet has long mystified viewers. Yet as an early work by someone with major influence on subsequent painting, it can show us new ways of looking (new to us, that is) that probably few but an artist have ever seen.   Title, author, date of book, and genre? Mademoiselle Victorine, by Debra Finerman, , historical fiction What made you want to read this book? A few years ago I read Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier and Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland, both fictional accounts of the life of Vermeeer, before traveling to New York City with a friend and .


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Mademoiselle Victorine plunges the reader into the volatile mix of art and political intrigue in s Paris through the fascinating person of Victorine Laurent, whose rapid, determined rise from dancer to courtesan of kings exposes the lives and passions of her time. Mademoiselle Victorine rides the Parisian whirlwind, taking the reader so deep into the heart of that glittering /5(8).

Mademoiselle Victorine is a composite of two real-life women, Countess Virginia de Castigione and Victoirine Meurent. In the book, Victoirine is a ballerina turned kept woman turned bona-fide concubine who serves as Manet's greatest inspiration/5.

Reading Group Guide. Rich and evocative, Mademoiselle Victorine is a novel of changing times, of the powerful intersection of art and politics, and of how one determined woman made her place in questions in this guide are intended as a framework for your group’s discussion of Mademoiselle Victorine.

Describe your first impressions of Victorine Brand: Crown Publishing Group. Praise. Mademoiselle Victorine plunges the reader into the volatile mix of art and political intrigue in s Paris through the fascinating person of Victorine Laurent, whose rapid, determined rise from dancer to courtesan of kings exposes the lives and passions of her time.

Mademoiselle Victorine rides the Parisian whirlwind, taking the reader so deep into the heart of that glittering. During research for this book, she traveled to the Imperial War Museum, London and Resistance Museums in France. She met former members of Resistance groups.

Espionage is familiar to her as her uncle was a CIA agent. Her first novel MADEMOISELLE VICTORINE, published by Random House Three Rivers Press, has been translated into six languages. Victorine disobeys the former but tolerates the latter—which includes being loaned to the Emperor as well.

However, she has made a formidable enemy in the form of Empress Eugenie, who arranges for Victorine’s arrest on charges of treason. Manet helps save her and later stands by her when she falls pregnant by de Lyon, who won’t support : Debra Finerman.

Get this from a library. Mademoiselle Victorine. [Debra Finerman] -- This novel chronicles the life of Victorine Laurent, whose beauty and ambition to "conquer Paris" leads her to become the favorite muse of Manet.

Victorine poses for a portrait and the sexually. Read "Mademoiselle Victorine A Novel" by Debra Finerman available from Rakuten Kobo. When Victorine Laurent joins the chorus of the grand Paris Opera ballet, she expects to become the mistress of a wealthy Brand: Crown.

And when an astonishing secret from Victorine's past comes to light, her carefully constructed world may come crashing down around her. Mademoiselle Victorine transports readers back to nineteenth-century Paris, a time when art, love, and commerce blended seamlessly together.

From the Trade Paperback edition. Mademoiselle V in the Costume of an Espada Edouard Manet French Manet depicted model Victorine Meurent (–) in the guise of a male espada, or matador, borrowing her pose from a Renaissance print.

Debra Finerman is the author of Mademoiselle Victorine, her first novel. She began her career in journalism, and later attended the prestigious Christie's Education Art History program for Connoisseurship and History of the Art Market, from which she received a New York State Board of Regents accredited graduate degree.

Mademoiselle Victorine transports readers back to nineteenth-century Paris, a time when art, love, and commerce blended seamlessly together. From the Trade Paperback edition. Reviews.

Mademoiselle Victorine. Written by Debra Finerman Review by Lisa Ann Verge. This engaging novel recounts an exciting life for the nude model in Edouard Manet’s famous painting, iselle Victorine is a young girl of obscure origins when she’s enrolled in the Paris Opera ballet : Debra Finerman.

Debra Finerman I'm adding these books to my want-to-read list: Bruce Cameron's The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, Virginia Woolf's Night and Day & Jabob's Room, more I'm adding these books to my want-to-read list: Bruce Cameron's The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, Virginia Woolf's Night and Day & Jabob's Room, Marley and Me by John Grogan since I just wrote a book /5.

“I’m so HAPPY with the way it looks. The design is beautiful and perfectly matches the mood and style of the book. Great design ideas. Thank you again for being so talented. I’m so happy I chose you!” —Debra Finerman Author of Mademoiselle Victorine and Shadow Wars.

Event Promotion THE TRUSTEES • ELEANOR CABOT BRADLEY ESTATE. Victorine-Louise Meurent (also Meurant) (Febru – Ma ) was a French painter and a famous model for painters.

Although she is best known as the favourite model of Édouard Manet, she was also an artist in her own right who regularly exhibited at the prestigious Paris her paintings were selected for inclusion at the Salon's juried exhibition, Born: FebruParis.

Mademoiselle Victorine When Victorine Laurent joins the chorus of the grand Paris Opera ballet, she expects to become the mistress of a wealthy man; this is how young women without family survive in the decadent City of Light.4/4(23). The Naked Truth About Manet’s ‘Olympia’ While doing research for a book that takes place ready to kill with a flourish in “Mademoiselle Victorine in the Costume of a.

Mademoiselle Victorine Lafourcade: A woman who married Monsieur Renelle for his money instead of Julien Bossuet, but Renelle treated her badly. Eventually, she died and was buried beneath the ground.

Eventually, she died and was buried beneath the ground. I'm the author of Mademoiselle Victorine published by Crown in July I researched my book in Paris and at Christie's auction house's Art Education Graduate Program. I live in New York and Connecticut and am currently researching my next book, Set in Paris, of course.

View my complete profile. Stories of Edgar Allan Poe The Premature Burial. A narrator begins by mentioning several horrific events in history that have captured people's attention, including the Passage of Beresina, the Earthquake of Lisbon, the Black Hole at Calcutta, the Plague of London, and the Massacre of St.

Bartholomew, reminding the reader that "it is the fact -- it is the reality -- it is the history which.The other person to whom Edna reaches out during this time is Mademoiselle Reisz, a gifted recitalist whose playing is renowned throughout New Orleans but who maintains a generally hermetic existence.

At a party earlier in the novel, Edna is profoundly moved by Mademoiselle Reisz's playing. The book went on the market, and I was nervous.

Would any publisher actually want Mademoiselle Victorine? Erin informed me that two publishing houses were interested. She conducted an auction, and I was thrilled to learn that the book was accepted by Three Rivers Press, a division of the Crown Publishing Group at Random House.

The Editor.