Marie Bashkirtseff (Marie Bashkirtseff)

Marie Bashkirtseff

When she died at age 24 she had managed to fill 84 volumes of a diary with passionate observations and candid descriptions of the famous people she knew personally.  It was published posthumously to the consternation of many who were in the books.  She was a promising painter.  Most of her work went to the Russian Museum at St. Petersburg.  Died of tuberculosis.


  • November, 24, 1858
  • Russia


  • October, 10, 1884
  • France


  • Cimetiere de Passy
  • France

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