La Porte de Parsifal  

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Grotesque mask for  La Porte de Parsifal. (c. 1891) by French sculptor Jean-Joseph Carriès
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Grotesque mask for La Porte de Parsifal. (c. 1891) by French sculptor Jean-Joseph Carriès

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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La Porte de Parsifal (1890-94) was a sculptural entrance commissioned by American heiress Winnaretta Singer for a room or vault in her Parisian home designed to house the original manuscript of the Richard Wagner opera Parsifal.



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