'Sarah Bernhardt', René Lalique

'Sarah Bernhardt', René Lalique

'Sarah Bernhardt'
Plaquette
René Lalique (1860-1945)
France (Paris)
About 1890-1900
Silvered gilt, struck; uniface
Museum no. A.28-1924
Bequeathed by Sir Claude Phillips

Sarah Bernhardt was one of Lalique's most important patrons. His exquisite miniature portrait in metal captures the celebrated actress in a sensuous Art Nouveau style.