Rodolphe SalisLouis Rodolphe Salis ( – ) was the creator, host and owner of the Le Chat Noir ("The Black Cat") cabaret (known briefly in 1881 at its beginning as "Cabaret Artistique.") With this establishment Salis is remembered as the creator of the modern cabaret: a nightclub where the patrons could sit at tables with alcoholic drinks and enjoy variety acts on a stage, introduced by a master of ceremonies who interacted with the audience. Provided by Wikipedia
Catalogue de la collection du Chat noir "Rodolphe Salis," dessins originaux, aquarelles, tableaux, lithographies, eaux-fortes par G. Auriol [and others] dont la vente aura lieu à...
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