MAUPASSANT, Guy de (1850-1893)

Film print on postcard (9 x 11,6 cm)
Handsome portrait of Maupassant in bust

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MAUPASSANT, Guy de (1850-1893)

Film print on postcard (9 x 11,6 cm)

Handsome portrait of Maupassant in bust


Maupassant, like Flaubert, was very reluctant and hostile to photographs and portraits. He threatened to sue his publisher Charpentier in 1890 for the disclosing of one of his portraits.

Throughout the end of his life, however, tired of solicitations, he decided not to oppose the release of his portrait and agreed to pose from time to time.

 

Maupassant’s photographs are unusual