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Courier Dover Publications, 1938 - Art - 55 pages
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Intimate, revealing memoir of Picasso as man and artist by influential literary figure. Highly readable amalgam of biographical fact, artistic and aesthetic comments: Picasso as founder of Cubism, associate of Apollinaire, Braque, Derain, other notables; titanic, creative spirit. One of Stein's most accessible works. 61 black-and-white illustrations. Index.

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Interesting, but non-linear and hard to read! - Goodreads
I can't say I am a fan of the writing style either. - Goodreads
Lots of pictures inside the book which was great. - Goodreads
For those insights, this book is well worth reading. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Michael de Percy - Goodreads

This is the first of Gertrude Stein's work I have read. You can definitely feel the intention that quite possibly influenced Hemingway's style, but I can't help thinking that Stein was one of those ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dottie Suggs - Goodreads

It is well known that Gertrude Stein was not a great writer, but she did have very close contact with many struggling artists during the great art movement in Paris. She welcomed and supported ... Read full review

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About the author (1938)

Famous writer Gertrude Stein was born on February 3, 1874 in Allegheny, PA and was educated at Radcliffe College and Johns Hopkins medical school. Stein wrote Three Lives, The Making of Americans, and Tender Buttons, all of which were considered difficult for the average reader. She is most famous for her opera Four Saints in Three Acts and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, which was actually an autobiography of Stein herself. With her companion Alice B. Toklas, Stein received the French government's Medaille de la Reconnaissance Francaise for theory work with the American fund for French Wounded in World War I. Gertrude Stein died in Neuilly-ser-Seine, France on July 27, 1946.

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