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400 years ago, on 15 January
1622, Molière (1622-1673) was
baptised.

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Roger-Viollet | 53703 | Molière | © Musée Carnavalet / Roger-Viollet
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Nicolas Mignard (1606-1668). Molière (1622-1673) as Caesar in "La mort de Pompée", tragedy by Corneille. Paris, musée Carnavalet.

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Roger-Viollet | 858039 | CHEST OF MOLIERE | © Gaston Paris / Roger-Viollet
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Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741-1828). Bust of Molière (1622-1673), French stage actor and playwright. Paris, Comédie-Française.

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Roger-Viollet | 567240 | MOLIERE ET SA TROUPE | © Neurdein / Roger-Viollet
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Georges Gaston Mélingue (1840-1914). "Molière et sa troupe".

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Roger-Viollet | 712475 | The Comédie-Française. The armchair of Molière. | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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The Comédie-Française. The armchair of Molière.

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Roger-Viollet | 688242 | L'AVARE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Avare" by Molière. Direction by Jean Vilar. Georges Riquier, Michel Bouquet, Jean Mondain, Jean Vilar. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, March 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 694410 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Malade imaginaire" by Molière. Direction by Jean Vilar. Georges Wilson, Daniel Sorano and Jean-Pierre Darrasli. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, November 1957.

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Roger-Viollet | 250510 | L'Avare | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Avare" by Molière. Michel Aumont. Paris, Comédie-Francaise, September 1969.

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Roger-Viollet | 1079777 | L'AVARE | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
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Charles Dullin (1885-1945), French actor, as Harpagon in "L'Avare", play by Molière. Paris (IXth arrondissement), Théâtre de Paris, 15 rue Blanche, May 1941. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris.

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Roger-Viollet | 913108 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Jean-François Cheval / Roger-Viollet
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Michel Bouquet and Arièle Séménoff in "Le Malade imaginaire" of Molière. Paris, Atelier theater, march 1987.

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Roger-Viollet | 240395 | THE MISANTHROPIST | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Jacques Charon, Pierre Dux and Jean Debucourt in "The Misanthropist" by Molière. Comédie française, Paris, 1947.

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Roger-Viollet | 1088263 | LE MISANTHROPE | © Jean-François Cheval / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Misanthrope" by Molière. Robert Hirsch. Paris, Théâtre Marigny, February 1992.

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Roger-Viollet | 395983 | LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME | © Angelo Melilli / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme" by Molière. Jacques Charon. Paris, Comédie-Française, December 1979.

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Roger-Viollet | 156139 | L'AVARE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Avare" by Molière. Jean Vilar. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 711218 | L'AVARE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Avare", play by Molière. Jacques Mauclair. Paris, théatre du Palais-Royal, January 1963.

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Roger-Viollet | 922668 | L'AVARE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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Jacques Dufilho, French actor in "L'Avare" of Molière. Paris, theatre of Atelier, January 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 373405 | L'AVARE | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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Charles Dullin (1885-1949), French actor, as Harpagon in "L'Avare" by Molière.

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Roger-Viollet | 251419 | L'AVARE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Avare" by Molière. Jean Vilar and Michel Bouquet . Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, 1962.

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Roger-Viollet | 249768 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Michel Bouquet in "Le Malade imaginaire" of Molière. Paris, theater of Atelier, march 1987.

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Roger-Viollet | 884059 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Jean-François Cheval / Roger-Viollet
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Michel Bouquet and Anne Menson-Poliakoff in "Le Malade imaginaire" of Molière. Paris, Atelier theater, march 1987.

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Roger-Viollet | 984977 | L'AVARE | © Anne Salaün / Roger-Viollet
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Michel Bouquet in "L'Avare" of Molière. Production : Pierre Franck. Paris, Atelier theater, september 1989.

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Roger-Viollet | 548985 | Molière Imaginaire II | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
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"Molière Imaginaire II". Choreography by Maurice Béjart. Maurice Béjart. Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, January 1977.

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Roger-Viollet | 677191 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Jean-François Cheval / Roger-Viollet
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Michel Bouquet in "Le Malade imaginaire" of Molière. Paris, theater of Atelier, march 1987.

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Roger-Viollet | 863205 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Angelo Melilli / Roger-Viollet
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Jacques Charon and Emmanuelle Milloux in "Le Malade imaginaire" by Molière. Production by J. L. Cochet. Paris, Comédie-Française, October 1971.

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Roger-Viollet | 354710 | MONSIEUR DE POURCEAUGNAC | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Monsieur de Pourceaugnac" by Molière. Jacques Charon, Micheline Boudet and Béatrice Bretty. Paris, Comédie-Française, November 1948.

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Roger-Viollet | 585144 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Malade imaginaire" by Molière. Direction by Jean Vilar. Daniel Sorano. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, November 1957.

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Roger-Viollet | 787327 | L'Étourdi ou les Contretemps | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Etourdi ou les Contretemps", play by Molière. Yves Gasc, Philippe Noiret and Daniel Sorano. Théâtre National Populaire, November 1955.

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Roger-Viollet | 878330 | L'ETOURDI | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Etourdi" by Molière. Daniel Sorano and Christiane Minazzoli. Théâtre National Populaire, November 1955.

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Roger-Viollet | 851807 | LE MALADE IMAGINAIRE | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Malade imaginaire" by Molière. Daniel Sorano and Zanie Campan. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, November 1957.

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Roger-Viollet | 155726 | L'ECOLE DES FEMMES | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Ecole des femmes" (The School for Wives), play by Molière. Georges Wilson and Yves Gasc. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, January 1959.

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Roger-Viollet | 377299 | L'ECOLE DES FEMMES | © Angelo Melilli / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Ecole des femmes" (The School for Wives), play by Molière. Direction by Jean-Paul Roussillon. Isabelle Adjani. Paris, Comédie-Française, May 1973.

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Roger-Viollet | 794927 | L'ECOLE DES FEMMES | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Ecole des femmes" by Molière. Philippe Noiret, Lucien Arnaud and Jean-Paul Moulinot. Paris, Théâtre National Populaire, January 1959.

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Roger-Viollet | 977596 | L'ECOLE DES FEMMES | © Boris Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Ecole des femmes" by Molière. Louis Jouvet and Madeleine Ozeray. Paris, théâtre de l'Athénée, May 1936.

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Roger-Viollet | 1016615 | THEATRE - L'ECOLE DES FEMMES | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"L'Ecole des Femmes", play by Molière. Louis Jouvet, Monique Mélinand and Fernand René. 1948.

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Roger-Viollet | 955442 | Ernest Coquelin (1848-1909), known as Coquelin cadet, in  Les Fourberies de Scapin  of Molière. paris, Comedie-Française. paris, Library of the Arsenal. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Ernest Coquelin (1848-1909), known as Coquelin cadet, in "Les Fourberies de Scapin" of Molière. paris, Comedie-Française. paris, Library of the Arsenal.

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Roger-Viollet | 702219 | LES FOURBERIES DE SCAPIN | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière. Robert Hirsch and Jean Le Poulain. Angers Festival (Maine-et-Loire), June 1955.

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Roger-Viollet | 179920 | LES FOURBERIES DE SCAPIN | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière. Daniel Sorano and Bousquet. Paris, théâtre de l'Oeuvre, June 1950.

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Roger-Viollet | 236475 | LES FOURBERIES DE SCAPIN | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Louis Jouvet in "Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière. Paris, théâtre du Vieux-Colombier, 1919-1923.

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Roger-Viollet | 881120 | LES FOURBERIES DE SCAPIN | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière. Robert Hirsch. Angers Festival (Maine-et-Loire), June 1955.

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Roger-Viollet | 392014 | CRISPIN ET SCAPIN | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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"Crispin et Scapin" by Honoré Daumier (1808-1879). Paris, museum of Louvre.

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Roger-Viollet | 737066 | LES FOURBERIES DE SCAPIN | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière. Jean-Louis Barrault. Paris, théâtre Marigny, February 1949.

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Roger-Viollet | 1031061 | Le Bourgeois gentilhomme | © André Zucca / BHVP / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Bourgeois gentilhomme", play by Molière. Music by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Raimu. Paris (Ist arrondissement), Comédie-Française, on March 20, 1944. Photograph by André Zucca (1897-1973). Bibliothèque historique de la Ville de Paris.

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Roger-Viollet | 403453 | Le Bourgeois gentilhomme | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Bourgeois gentilhomme" composed by Richard Strauss. Choreography : George Balanchine. Rudolf Nureyev. Paris, Palais des Sports, December 1979.

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Roger-Viollet | 786934 | Molière and his wife. Engraving according to english painting. 1868. Colorized engraving. | © Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet
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Molière and his wife. Engraving according to english painting. 1868. Colorized engraving.

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Roger-Viollet | 1093532 | Le Bourgeois gentilhomme | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Bourgeois gentilhomme". Music by Richard Strauss, choreography by George Balanchine. Rudolf Nureyev. Paris, Opéra Comique, 1984.

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Roger-Viollet | 222476 | LE BOURGOIS GENTILHOMME | © Studio Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Bourgeois gentilhomme" by Molière. Jeanne Moreau and Louis Seigner. Paris, Comédie-Française, June 1951.

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Roger-Viollet | 952958 | LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME | © Albert Harlingue / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Bourgeois gentilhomme" by Molière. Raimu. Paris, Comédie-Française, April 1944.

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Roger-Viollet | 307026 | Le Médecin malgré lui | © Colette Masson / Roger-Viollet
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"Le Médecin malgré lui" by Charles Gounod, after the play by Molière. Direction : Jean-Louis Martin-Barbaz. Conductor : Sylvain Cambreling. Jean-Philippe Lafont, Jocelyne Taillon and Robert Dume. Opéra de Paris, October 1978.

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Roger-Viollet | 366690 | The Molière fountain, rue Richelieu. Paris (Ist arrondissement), about 1895. | © Léon & Lévy / Roger-Viollet
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The Molière fountain, rue Richelieu. Paris (Ist arrondissement), about 1895.

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Roger-Viollet | 505708 | Monsieur de Pourceaugnac | © Boris Lipnitzki / Roger-Viollet
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"Monsieur de Pourceaugnac", film by Gaston Ravel, after the play by Molière. Jaque Catelain and Colette Darfeuil. France, 1932.

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Roger-Viollet | 723663 | Molière et sa servante | © Léopold Mercier / Roger-Viollet
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Jean Carlus (1852-1930). "Molière et sa servante". Paris, musée du Luxembourg.

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