Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Viardot, Viardot, and Turgenev
Pauline Viardot and Ivan Turgenev
After reading the Turgenev Story The Song of Triumphant Love, I find myself thinking, once again about the very interesting friendship/relationship between Pauline Viardot, Louis Viardot, and Ivan Turgenev.
Here's a cartoon of Pauline Viardot and Ivan Turgenev by an unnamed artist
Isn't there an uncanny resemblance between Pauline Viardot and Maria Ewing?