Femme fatale et Femme Fragile

From an exhibit at the Guggenheim of art displayed at a Rosicrucian Salon in Paris in the 1890’s.

There was a persistent complementary theme of the Femme Fatale, whom we all know, and the Femme Fragile, the innocent woman, fragile and sensitive, living in harmonious accord with nature, and capable of redeeming men, just as her counterpart can destroy men.

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