Folies Bergere - Josephine Baker

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Folies Bergere - Josephine Baker

$255.00

Hand pulled lithograph on an antique press. Includes certificate of authenticity.

Description

Josephine Baker sashayed onto a Paris stage during the 1920s with a comic, yet sensual appeal that took Europe by storm. Famous for barely-there dresses and no-holds-barred dance routines, her exotic beauty generated nicknames “Black Venus,” “Black Pearl” and “Creole Goddess.” Admirers bestowed a plethora of gifts, including diamonds and cars, and she received approximately 1,500 marriage proposals. She maintained energetic performances and a celebrity status for 50 years until her death in 1975. Unfortunately, racism prevented her talents from being wholly accepted in the United States until 1973. Includes certificate of authenticity.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 37 x 4 x 4 in
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