Gustave Flaubert & Louise Colet

1846 1846

Gustave Flaubert first met Louise Colet in 1846 while she posed in the studio of sculptor James Pradier on the Quai Voltaire.


A day after meeting, Flaubert and Colet took a long carriage ride in the Bois de Boulogne followed by dinner at her apartment where he spent the night.   

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