Painting by Italian artist Giovanni Boldini of Marthe de Florian, the French actress and his formal muse has been discovered. The flat is owned by de Florian’s granddaughter in 9th arrondissement, Paris.
The Paris flat has been untouched for 70 years. Marthe de Florian’s granddaughter went to live in south of France before World War II and never returned. The flat was discovered after the granddaughter died at the age of 91. She paid rent in full for the last 70 years.
All photos courtesy of Telegraph.
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