The Umbrella (Marie Bashkirtseff, 1883)

The Umbrella (Marie Bashkirtseff)

The Umbrella (1883) by Marie Bashkirtseff. Courtesy the State Russian Museum/Wikipedia.

Marie Bashkirtseff (Maria Konstantinovna Bashkirtseva, 1858-1884) was a Russian diarist, painter, and sculptor.

Dying of tuberculosis at the age of 25, Bashkirtseff lived just long enough to emerge as an intellectual in Paris in the 1880s.


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