The Académie de la Grande Chaumière, cafés like Le Dôme, La Rotonde, and La Couple, artists’ studios where nude models used to pose, Boulevard Edgar Quinet and jazz clubs: this was the heart of Montparnasse where Émile Savory began his painting career, developed into a photographer, and frequented his sculptor, painter, poet and musician friends. It was there that this talented jack-of-all-trades who “had more than one bristle to his brush” lived his entire life.
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