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Image: Figures from history of France as Bourbon Dynasty, republic and empire.

Portrait length color image of Ninon de l’Enclos, by George Stuart.
Text: Signature image of Ninon de l’Enclos, by George Stuart.

“La Grande Saloniere,” One of History’s Most Fascinating Ladies

Ninon established a salon in Paris that became a center of social life and literary discussion for the elite of the 17th century. Well known for her wit and beauty, Ninon had many lovers and was a patron to Voltaire, among others. She has been the subject of a poem by Dorothy Parker and a comic opera by Charles Lecocq. .

Full length color image of Ninon de l’Enclos, by George Stuart.

Left close up color image of Ninon de l’Enclos, by George Stuart.

Right closup color image of Ninon de l’Enclos, by George Stuart.

Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart.
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