Charles Yriarte  

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Charles Yriarte (December 5, 1832, Paris - 1898) was a French writer from a family originally from Spain. He studied architecture in the École des Beaux-Arts and became in 1856 inspector of government buildings. Later, he joined the Spanish army as reporter for the Monde illustré on their campaign in Morocco. For this journal, he travelled in Spain and Italy and became its editor after his return in 1862. In 1871, he quit his post to devote his time to travels, whose impressions he used in his works.

Works

  • La societe espagnole (Par. 1861)
  • Sous la tente, souvenir du Maroc (1862)
  • Paris grotesque, les celebrites de la rue 1815-63 (1864, 2. Ed. 1868)
  • Les cercles de Paris, 1828-64 (1865)
  • Portraits parisiens (1865)
  • Nouveaux portraits parisiens (1869)
  • Goya, sa vie, son oeuvre (1867)
  • Portraits cosmopolites und Tableaux de la guerre (1870)
  • Les Prussiens a Paris et le 18 mars (1871)
  • Campagne de France 1870-71 (1871)
  • Les princes d'Orleans (1872)
  • Le Puritain (1873)
  • L'Istrie et la Dalmatie (1874)
  • Trieste e l'Istria (1875)
  • La Bosnie et l'Herzegovine pendant l'insurrection (1875)
  • Bosnie et Herzégovine: souvenirs de voyage pendant l'insurrection (1876)
  • Venise: l'histoire, l'art, l'industrie, la ville et la vie (1877)
  • Les bords de l'Adriatique (1878)
  • Florence (1880)
  • Un condottiere au XV. siecle: Rimini (1882)
  • Francoise de Rimini (1882)
  • Matteo Civitali (1885)
  • La vie d'un patricien de Venise au XVI. siecle (von der Akademie gekrönt, 2. Ed. 1885)
  • Cesar Borgia (1889, 2 Vols.)
  • Mantegna (1901)




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