pierrette


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pierrette

(pɪəˈrɛt; French pjɛrɛt)
n
(Theatre) a female pierrot
References in classic literature ?
Baudoyer, Isidore The Middle Classes Cousin Pons Bianchon, Horace Father Goriot The Atheist's Mass Cesar Birotteau The Commission in Lunacy Lost Illusions A Distinguished Provincial at Paris A Bachelor's Establishment The Secrets of a Princess Pierrette A Study of Woman Scenes from a Courtesan's Life Honorine The Seamy Side of History The Magic Skin A Second Home A Prince of Bohemia Letters of Two Brides The Muse of the Department The Imaginary Mistress The Middle Classes Cousin Betty The Country Parson In addition, M.
He gambolled in wildly and behind him twenty others perhaps, mostly Pierrots and Pierrettes holding each other by the hand and winding in and out between the chairs and tables: eyes shining in the holes of cardboard faces, breasts panting; but all preserving a mysterious silence.
If I had to choose one from the collection, though, I'd pick the Pierrette, made in about 1922 by French-Polish sculptor Paul Philippe (1870-1930).
Estimate PS400-600 Paul Philippe: My favourite (and apparently that of the auctioneer) the Pierrette wearing a beautifully detailed red painted dress, her head cocked and her hands in apparent supplication.
L'accident mortel, ayant coute la vie, tot lundi dernier, a Mme Pierrette M'jid sur la chaussee du boulevard, aurait pu etre evite si une voie reservee aux pietons etait amenagee dans le cadre des travaux de reamenagement de la zone.
--Sister of Providence Sister Pierrette Thiffault, who received permission from the Vatican to officiate at a recent wedding in Quebec when no priests were available (Catholic News Service)
Training: Dance Theatre, Pierrette Sadler Danceurs and CC & Co.
was crowned in its French version by the 2013 Pierrette Micheloud Poetry Prize.
Pierrette Roy, 53, of Alberta, was traveling from Canada to Mexico on a cycling trip with a friend when they stopped to camp and pick mushrooms at the park, Lane County sheriff's Sgt.
Among the many examples of the commodification of human life, those of Pierrette (1840), the titular hero of her novel, and Flore Brazier, whose pejorative nickname gives La Rabouilleuse (1841-3) its name, are particularly instructive.
According to Pierrette Caussieu, accountant for the ALDE group, "a total of 13,700 has been spent on the Single seat' campaign since October 2012".