Folies Bergère

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Folies Bergère

opulent musical show in Paris featuring dancers, rich costumes and scenery. [Fr. Theater: EB (1972 ed.), IX, 515]
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Which French artist found fame with his posters advertising the Follies Bergeres? 29.
A collection of designs for the Follies Bergeres and other Paris reviews of the 1920s by Erte are featured, alongside one of Erte's famous designs for the front cover of Harpers Bazaar in 1935 (pounds 3,500-pounds 4,000).