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Blog / 05.03.2018

In 1825, at the age of 19, Juliette’s taste for independence, fiery temper, and impulsive nature found her amongst the painters and poets, models, actresses, dames of high degree, politicians and other members of high society at the Rue de l’Abbaye, studio and drawing room...

Blog / 05.03.2018

Famous as Victor Hugo’s mistress, most people know little about the woman who devoted the greater part of her life to the famous author. Born Julienne Joséphine Gauvain in Fougères, France on 10 April 1806, the woman we now know as Juliette Drouet was orphaned by...