Month: October 2016

Sem Caricature 1913: Madame d’Artex dancing with Lise Radoline

Ray Batchelor writes: “The caricaturist, Georges Gousat, better known as “Sem”, was famous for savagely satirising French society. In 1913, he published Tangoville sur Mer, a book of cartoons based on what he saw (or what he imagined) while on a trip to the fashionable resort at Deauville. In among

Sem Caricature 1913: Felix Mayol dancing with Dramen

Ray Batchelor writes: “The caricaturist, Georges Gousat, better known as “Sem”, was famous for savagely satirising French society. In 1913, he published Tangoville sur Mer, a book of cartoons based on what he saw (or what he imagined) while on a trip to the fashionable resort at Deauville. In among

Sem Cartoon 1913: Nijinsky and impresario Gabriel Astruc

Ray Batchelor writes: “The caricaturist, Georges Gousat, better known as “Sem”, was famous for savagely satirising French society. In 1913, he published “Tangoville sur Mer”, a book of cartoons based on what he saw (or what he imagined) while on a trip to the fashionable resort at Deauville. In among

Woman teaching tango to women, Paris, 1911

Ray Batchelor writes: This is a page of the Magazine “Femina” November 1911 reproduced on the website “Une Histoire du Tango” created by Dominique Lescarret and was originally published in the French magazine “Femina” in November 1911.   The text there reads: Premier article évoquant le Tango : 1er novembre

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