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Gertrude Stein


Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) was born in Pittsburgh of a prosperous German-Jewish family. She was educated in France and the USA, worked under the pioneering psychologist William James and later studied medicine. With her brother Leo she was an important patron of the arts, acquiring pictures by many contemporary artists, most famously Picasso, while her home became a popular meeting place for writers and painters from Matisse to Hemingway. Her books include Three Lives, Tender Buttons, and The Autobiography of Alice B Toklas.”

Works by Gertrude Stein
Collins Classics - Three Lives Three Lives (Collins Classics) The World Is Round
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