- Marie, original name Marya Konstantinovna Bashkirtseva . 1858–84, Russian painter and diarist who wrote in French, noted esp for her Journal (1887)
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The egregious Miss Bashkirtseff did not greatly fascinate Esther.Young Lives
Richard Le Gallienne
But the Bashkirtseff, with her voluptuous body and her attractive personality, is after all a bit ordinary.The Story of Mary MacLane
He understood her soul, though afterward cooled when he discovered the reality of the Bashkirtseff legend.Egoists
At one time Mlle. Bashkirtseff had suffered with her eyes, and, getting better of that, she had an attack of deafness.
It is probable that the "Meeting" received no medal because it was suspected that Mlle. Bashkirtseff had been aided in her work.