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No Shades of Grey with Le Chat Noir

Le Chat Noir  (aka “The Black Cat“) was a 19th C cabaret/nightclub situated in a small two-roomed site on 84 Boulevard de Rochechouart in the Bohemian  district of Montmartre in Paris. It was founded on 18 November 1881 by Rodolphe … Continue reading

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Steinlen’s Le Chat Noir of Montmartre

French Art Nouveau painter and printmaker Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, aka Steinlen was born on November 10, 1859, at Lausanne, Switzerland.  He studied at the University of Lausanne and after graduation, married and moved to the Parisian Montmartre Quarter. It was here … Continue reading

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