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  1. 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.

  • He understood her soul, though afterward cooled when he discovered the reality of the Bashkirtseff legend.


    James Huneker

  • 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.