Musée No:509.002
Musée No:509.002

Musée No:509.002

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Costumes Parisiens

Artist: Pierre de la Mesangere

Date:  ca 1800

Pierre de la Mesangere, 1761-1831, was a priest and teacher of philosophy and literature in La Fleche. during the French Revolution he wrote for a living. In 1799 he became director of "Journal des dames et des modes" and although of 'stren and serious character' was known for his people watching especially studying ladies fashions, critiquing new plays.

"He always went out without an umbrella," said Fayolle; if it rained, he would buy one. He often forgot his snuffbox, and in this case he bought another one. Every time he went out he bought something. ... He always had coins in his pocket to give to the poor he met in the street. At his death, one found among his effects 1,000 pairs of silk stockings, 2,000 pairs of shoes, 6 dozen blue clothes, 100 round hats, 40 umbrellas, 20 snuffboxes and 10,000 francs in 15 and 30 piece coins. "

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