Des Ennuis

Des Ennuis

A garbled paraphrase of a letter written in 1845 by King Leopold of Belgium to Queen Victoria: “dealings with artists, for instance, require great prudence; they are acquainted with all classes of society, and for that reason dangerous; they are hardly ever satisfied, and when you have too much to do with them, you are sure to have des ennuis” — Leopold to Victoria, 10 October 1845.

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5 thoughts on “Des Ennuis

  1. Artists are always looked down upon and even feared due to our FREE spirits. I can’t stress the word “FREE” enough. We are not bound by societal “norms” as we think for ourselves therefore we must be a threat, dangerous. Even today, where we “have come so far as a society” these ridiculous notions still exist in one way or another. Thanks so much for sharing this. I will pass it on.

  2. 3 maximum aperture, fixed lens mount, auto focus features,
    2. ” and for the duration of the take, (s)he is an audience member sitting in the theatre or their couch at home. Approach more people than you think you need and don’t be afraid to ask for names and contact information of other possible investors.

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