He has also signed some fine posters, notably a Bruant which is a masterpiece of its kind.
In 1892 Bruant was received as a member of the society of Gens de Lettres.
Not long back Bruant was an unsuccessful candidate for deputy at Belleville, which adjoins Montmartre.
And it granted Bruant an injunction restraining Alexandre from appearing therein.
Neither wit nor art entered into the entertainment as at the Chat Noir and Bruant's.
Bruant ran the Mirliton on the principle that the less easily pleasure is come by, the more it will be prized.
To give an account of the “Mirliton” is to tell the story of Bruant, the most popular ballad-writer in France to-day.
For to every woman who left his café, Bruant's goodbye was a hearty kiss on both cheeks.
If we insisted upon being made the exceptions to the farewell ceremony, and if Bruant would not let us off, could we resent it?
And if the men of our party resented it for us, and if Bruant resented their resentment, how would that improve matters?