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Painting of Marie de Flavigny, comtesse d’Agoult (aka Daniel Stern), Henri Lehmann, 1843

Marie de Flavigny, comtesse d’Agoult (aka Daniel Stern), Henri Lehmann, 1843, Used the pen name of Daniel Stern, including autobiograhical novel, Nélida, published in 1846. Passionate love affair with Franz Liszt, for whom she braved all social conventions, left her husband, followed Liszt to Switzerland and then Italy. They had three children together and separated in 1844. Petit Palais Paris Romantique