Photograph portrait of the novelist George Sand


French novelist and Bohemian George Sand, real name Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, was revered by fellow 19th-century women writers – notably Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot. She was France’s most successful woman writer and was as well known for flouting social conventions – she smoked in public, wore men’s dress and had a continual string of love affairs.

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Photograph portrait of George Sand, from Galerie contemporaine, litteraire, artistique [Edited by G Schefer With photographs] annee 1-8
estimated 1836-37, Paris
Photograph / Image
unknown [photographer], G Schefer [editor]
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Public Domain
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British Library

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