Gertrude Stein was an American art collector of seminal modernist paintings and an experimental writer of novels, poetry and plays that eschewed the narrative, linear, and temporal conventions of literature.
Last portrait of Gertrude Stein, Paris, 1946 -by Marc Sabathier-Lévêque A regret a single regret makes a door way. What is a door way. A door way is a photograph.— Gertrude Stein, from ‘What happened’ in ‘Geography and Plays’ from damien-leclere
Toklas and Gertrude Stein Cecil Beaton, Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein, modern print from original negative. Courtesy of the Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby's, Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories, Contemporary Jewish Museum (May