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Le Dôme Café
Le Dôme Café
(French pronunciation: ​[lə dom]) or Café du Dôme is a restaurant in Montparnasse, Paris. From the beginning of the 1900s, it was renowned as an intellectual gathering place. It was widely known as "the Anglo-American café." Opening in 1898, it was the first such café in Montparnasse. It "created and disseminated gossip, and provided message exchanges and an 'over the table' market that dealt in artistic and literary futures."[1] It was frequented by the famous (and soon to be famous) painters, sculptors, writers, poets, models, art connoisseurs and dealers. Le Dôme later became the gathering place of the American literary colony and became a focal point for artists residing in Paris's Left Bank. A poor artist used to be able to get a Saucisse de Toulouse
Saucisse de Toulouse
and a plate of mashed potatoes for $1. Today, it is a top fish restaurant (the Michelin Guide
Michelin Guide
gives it one star), with a comfortably old-fashioned decor.[2] The food writer Patricia Wells said, "I could dine at Le Dôme once a week, feasting on platters of briny oysters and their incomparable sole meunière."[3]

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1 Address 2 Dômiers 3 Literature 4 References 5 External links

Address[edit] 108 bd. Montparnasse, Paris, 75014 Closest Métro: Vavin Dômiers[edit] The term Dômiers was coined to refer to the international group of visual, and literary artists who gathered at the Café du Dôme, including:

Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975) Robert Capa
Robert Capa
(1913–1954) Leonora Carrington
Leonora Carrington
(1917–2011) Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson
(1908–2004) Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley
(1875–1947) Max Ernst
Max Ernst
(1891–1976) Leonor Fini
Leonor Fini
(1907–1996) Tsuguharu Foujita
Tsuguharu Foujita
(1886–1968) Paul Gauguin
Paul Gauguin
(1848–1903) Ida Gerhardi
Ida Gerhardi
(1862–1927) Kahlil Gibran
Kahlil Gibran
(1883–1931) Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
(1899–1961) Elmyr de Hory
Elmyr de Hory
(1906–1976) Youssef Howayek (1883–1962) Wassily Kandinsky
Wassily Kandinsky
(1866–1944) Moïse Kisling
Moïse Kisling
(1891–1953)

Vladimir Lenin
Vladimir Lenin
(1870–1924) Sinclair Lewis
Sinclair Lewis
(1885–1951)[4] Sándor Márai
Sándor Márai
(1900–1989) Henry Miller
Henry Miller
(1891–1980) Amedeo Modigliani
Amedeo Modigliani
(1884–1920)[5] Anaïs Nin
Anaïs Nin
(1903–1977) Méret Oppenheim (1913–1985) Jules Pascin
Jules Pascin
(1885–1930) Pablo Picasso
Pablo Picasso
(1881–1973) Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound
(1885–1972) Man Ray
Man Ray
(1890–1976) Chaim Soutine
Chaim Soutine
(1893–1943) Ernesto Sábato
Ernesto Sábato
(1911–2010) Gerda Taro
Gerda Taro
(1910–1937) Mika Waltari
Mika Waltari
(1908–1979)

Literature[edit]

Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer (1934) Elliot Paul, The Mysterious Mickey Finn: or Murder at the Cafe Du Dome (1939) Ernest Hemingway: references members of the Parisien literary scene meeting at the Dôme in "The Torrents of Spring" (1926); With Pascin at the Dôme, in A Moveable Feast
A Moveable Feast
(1964), and The Sun Also Rises (1926) "Paris", lyrics by Édith Piaf Aleister Crowley's magical retirement frequenting Du Dome[6] Simone de Beauvoir, She Came to Stay (1943) Jean-Paul Sartre, The Age of Reason (1947) Ernesto Sábato, Abaddon el Exterminador (1976) Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus (1977) W. Somerset Maugham, The Razor's Edge (1944)

References[edit]

^ Mark King, "Memories of Paris", Artist Mark King Website ^ Friedrich, Otto, Time (May 21, 1990). "The Great Cafes of Paris".  ^ "At Home with Patricia Wells" Archived 5 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine., Patricia Wells website ^ washburn.edu Day Seven ^ Royal Academy of Arts Summer 2006: Naked ambition, Modigliani Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine. ^ sacred-texts.com John St. John, The Record of the Magical Retirement of G. H. Frater, O.'. M.'.

External links[edit] Media related to Le Dôme at Wikimedia Commons Coordinates: 48°50′31″N 2°19′45″E / 48.8419°N 2.3291°E / 48.8419; 2.3291

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