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Paintings of Romantic era actresses

Harriet Smithson (top painting), actress, George Clint 1825 – the arrival of a first English troupe in the summer of 1822; were deemed anti-national. Introducing English theatre to Paris tried again in 1827. Parisian discovered Shakespearian drama and Harriet Smithson, who caused a sensation. Petit Palais Paris Romantique