Literary salon - illustration of Victor Hugo being introduced to Mme Recamier by Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand. Hugo: French

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Literary salon - illustration of Victor Hugo being introduced to Mme Recamier by Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand. Hugo: French author, 26 February 1802 - 22 May 1885. Recamier: celebrated French beauty considered to be most beautiful, graceful and witty woman of her day, 4 December 1777 - 11 May 1849. Chateaubriand: French author, 4 September 1768 - 4 July 1848