Gertrude Stein Statue

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    A statue honoring Gertrude Stein – a poet, author, playwright, and art collector.
    The bronze sculpture on display at Bryant Park, dedicated on November 5th, 1992, is based on a model of 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.

    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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    Gertrude Stein - Author & Poet | Mini Bio | BIO
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