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Anita Ekberg, 1955, Swedish actress

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Salvador Dali masque

Baron Alexis de Redé, in a custom-made mask by Salvador Dali, Rothschild masked ball, 1972. The masquerade was one of the inspirations for Stanley Kubrick’s film Eyes Wide Shut.

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Le Bal des Ardents, a Masquerade Ball of Terror

Here is an illuminated manuscript painting from the 15th century Froissart’s Chronicles. It tells a very disturbing story. (See more below).     The Bal des Ardents (Ball of the Burning Men[1]) or Bal des Sauvages[2] was a masquerade ball[note 1] … Continue reading

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