The Artist Birthday Series

James Ensor

The Daily Artist Birthday from TML Arts Today’s Artist Birthday: James Ensor (13 April 1860 – 19 November 1949), painter and printmaker Baron Sidney Edouard Baron Ensor, but known to his friends (who were plentiful) as James Ensor, was a Belgian painter and printmaker, an important influence on expressionism and surrealism who lived in the Belgian coastal… Read More James Ensor

The Artist Birthday Series

Mistinguett

Today’s Artist Birthday: Mistinguett Mistinguett (5 April 1875 – 5 January 1956) was a French actress and singer, whose birth name was Jeanne Florentine Bourgeois. She was at one time the highest-paid female entertainer in the world. The daughter of Antoine Bourgeois, a 30-year-old day-laborer, and Jeannette Debrée, a 21-year-old seamstress, Jeanne Bourgeois was born… Read More Mistinguett