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DRAMATIS PERSONAE

JACQUES DOUCET

JEANNE DOUCET 

SONIA ROUX†

SERVILLE ROUX†

PAUL POIRET

Géry Pierret - Apollinare's secretary

Dr. Alphonse Crozier*

Charles Vignier

André Joubin

Surrealists

ANDRÉ BRETON

Paul Eluard

Louis Aragon

Max Ernst

 

 

Poets & Writers

MAX JACOB

GUILLAUME (KOSTRO) APOLLINAIRE

André (The Peregrine) Suarès

André (Longfingers) Salmon

 

Picasso’s models at the Bateau Lavoir

Zora*

Choire*

 

 

Others

The Baroness de Faucheville*

Count Robert de Montesquieu

Josephine Baker

Conchita Ruiz - Picasso's young sister

Antoine Doucet

Edouard Doucet

 

Government

President Doumergue

Prime minister

All real people, except:

† Names changed 

* Fictional

Dealers & Collectors

AMBROISE VOLLARD

Père Mañach

Wilhelm Uhde

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

Gertrude Stein

Leo Stein

 

Artists

PABLO PICASSO

CARLES CASAGEMAS

Henri (Le Douanier) Rousseau

Rose Adler

Ramón Pichot

Henri Matisse

Séraphine Louis [de Senlis]

Marie Laurencin

Lovers

FERNANDE OLIVIER

Germaine Gargallo

Odette

Antoinette

Barcelona prostitutes

Madame Carmen*

Katterina*

Maria*

Dolores*

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The World of Jacques Doucet

Welcome to the Doucet house of couture 

Jacques Doucet

One of Jacques Doucet's most famous clients was Gabrielle Rejane, one of the great stars of the theatre. In this photograph of 1902 she is wearing a Doucet dinner gown

Chez Maison Doucet

Jacques Doucet in the garden

Exterior Maison Doucet circa 1907

Jacques at work in the fashion house

 

Maison Doucet Salesroom

Competition - For a chance to own an advance reader copy of Picasso's Revenge please answer the following question. Which famous protege of Jacques Doucet's can be seen here as a nine year old riding his bicycle?