Gertrude Stein Statue

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    Gertrude Stein Statue

    A statue honoring Gertrude Stein – a poet, author, playwright and art collector.

    The bronze sculpture on display at Bryant Park is based on a model the sculptor, Jo Davidson, created in Paris in 1920.

    This is one of the five sculptures of historic women in the city. The statue’s location, neighboring the New York Public Library, indicates the significant contribution Stein has had on literature.



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    Theme: Literature and Poetry
    Address: Bryant Park, Manhattan
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    Gertrude Stein - Author & Poet | Mini Bio | BIO

    Modernist author Gertrude Stein was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, on February 3, 1874. Stein moved to Paris in 1903, embarking on a literary career that produced Tender Buttons and Three Lives, as well as work dealing with homosexual themes. Stein was also a prolific art collector and the host of a salon that included expatriate writers Ernest Hemingway, Sherwood Anderson and Ezra Pound. #Biography
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