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Firmin Gémier (1869-1933) was a French actor and director. A pupil of Antoine and the creator of the role of Père Ubu, he became interested in popular theater, directing Romain Rolland's Le 14 juillet in 1902, creating the short-lived Théâtre Ambulant (1911-12), which toured France by rail, and becoming the director of the first Théâtre National Populaire in 1920. The photographer's name and date are reversed out of the negative and there is a red ink stamp of "The Art Studio" on the verso, as well as an identification of the sitter in blue ink.

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Photo Detail - Albert Rudomine - Portrait of Firmin Gémier
Albert Rudomine Portrait of Firmin Gémier

Price $350
Sale Price $245

Main Image

Ref.# 11320

Medium Silver print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1923  Print Date 1923

Dimensions 4-3/4 x 3-1/2 in. (121 x 89 mm)

Photo Country France

Photographer Country France


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