When I discovered that Gertrude Stein, that incredible lesbian writer, poet, and librettist, bought slews of art at Vollard’s gallery in Paris, I felt such a connection. I actually have a piece from Vollard’s gallery. Mine is but a litho, and Stein’s pieces were no doubt original oils, but still I felt this odd connection. […]
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Alice B. Toklas was not a lesbian poet herself, but she was the Boston marriage partner of Gertrude Stein for many years. Both Toklas and Stein hosted the Paris salon that was so famous, the one that attracted all the litterati of the era.