(b. 1832, Paris, d. 1883, Paris)
Baudelaire Bareheaded, Full Face1865-68
Etching, 102 x 84 mm
Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Charles Pierre Baudelaire (1821-1867) was a French poet who produced notable work as an essayist, art critic. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal (The Flowers of Evil), expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.