Agatha Christie (15 septembre 1890, Torquay, Angleterre - 12 janvier 1976, Wallingford, Angleterre)

Agatha Christie 1890 - 1976 Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 45 foreign languages. She is outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.

Matisse photographed by his friend Emile Weryin 1896 during a visit to Belle-Ile, in Britany.

Matisse photographed by his friend Emile in 1896 during a visit to Belle-Ile, in Britany. (Matisse in this version with ultra cool shades.not in the original photograph, I'm afraid)

Modigliani,in his corduroy suit,a man who totally destroyed himself with drink.

Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 1884 – January : an Italian artist who worked mainly in France. Primarily a figurative artist, he became known for paintings and sculptures in a modern style characterized by mask-like faces and elongation of form.

Le Corbusier et Picasso

Pablo Picasso and Le Corbusier on the site of Unite d'habitation in ‪Marseille‬ 1949 © FLC-ADAGP

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel, at work. Artist and sculptor, Auguste Rodin took credit for several of her art pieces and had her committed to an asylum when she tried to tell people what he was doing.

Francis Bacon photographed by Henri Cartier-Bresson, London, 1952.

Henri Gartier-Bresson Painter Francis Bacon, London 1952 “I believe in deeply ordered chaos.

Salvador Dalí and a young Yves Saint Laurent by Alécico de Andrade.

Salvador Dali and Francois-Marie Banier, Paris, photo by Alecio de Andrade. This is not a photo of the young Yves St Laurent with Dali, as most everyone seems to believe. via voxsart