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Valerie Steele Introduces Proust's Muse: the Countess Greffulhe
Valerie Steele, director and chief curator of The Museum at FIT, talks about the history of fashion within Marcel Proust's work and the legendary wardrobe of Proust's Muse, Élisabeth de Caraman-Chimay.
Proust’s Muse, The Countess Greffulhe runs through January 7, 2017 at The Museum at FIT in NYC. This exhibition was developed by the Palais Galliera, Fashion Museum of the City of Paris, Paris Musées.
Featured Music: Gabriel Fauré, Paellas et Mélisande, Op. 80 - III. Sicilienne, DuPage Symphony Orchestra; Gabriel Fauré, Paellas et Mélisande, Op. 80 - IV. La mort de Mélisande, DuPage Symphony Orchestra.
Featured Photos: Olivier Salliard © Grégoire Alexandre, Countess Greffulhe by Otto Wegener, www.metmuseum.org
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Proust's Muse: the Countess Greffulhe
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