The mistress of Paris : the 19th-century courtesan who built an empire on a secret.

Valtesse de la Bigne was a celebrated nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan. She was painted by Manet and inspired Emile Zola, who immortalised her in his scandalous novel Nana. Her rumoured affairs with Napoleon III and the future Edward VII kept gossip columns full. But her glamourous existence... Full description

Main Author: Hewitt, Catherine
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Language: English
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Mornington: Adult Non Fiction - Biography:

Call Number: B 944.361 LAB
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