Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Gertrude in repose

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on April 26, 2012

On view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, through June 3, 2012: The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde.

Gertrude Stein in the Luxembourg Gardens, 1907.

Ogden Nash on Gertrude Stein

Posted in Beinecke Library, Yale Collection of American Literature by beineckepoetry on January 24, 2011

Ogden Nash’s “They Don’t Speak English in Paris”, ca. 1935, with his reactions to the increasing
fame and acceptance of Gertrude Stein’s writing (including a crude reference to the all African-American cast
of “Four Saints in Three Acts”)