1895 in France

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1895
in
France

Decades:
See also:Other events of 1895
History of France  • Timeline  • Years

Events from the year 1895 in France.

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Arts and literature[edit]

  • 1 January – Alphonse Mucha's lithographed poster for the play Gismonda starring Sarah Bernhardt is posted in Paris.[1] Bernhardt is so satisfied with its success that she gives Mucha a six-year contract.
  • 3 July – Paul Gauguin leaves France to settle permanently in Polynesia.
  • November – Paul Cézanne has his first solo exhibition, at the Paris gallery of Ambroise Vollard.
  • 28 December – Auguste and Louis Lumière display the first moving picture film, in Paris.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnston, Ian (March 2004). "An Introduction to the Work of Alphonse Mucha and Art Nouveau". Nanaimo: Malaspina University-College. Retrieved 2012-05-17.
  2. ^ "The Story of the Grand Prix". Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  3. ^ "Walter Gieseking | German pianist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
  4. ^ "Paul Eluard 1895-1952". Tate. Retrieved 2019-03-27.