Natalie Barney's Paris home, 20 rue Jacob. Another rich American expat gone wild. One of the famous Women of the Left Bank.

Natalie Barney's Paris home, 20 rue Jacob. Another rich American expat gone wild. One of the famous Women of the Left Bank.

The Bones of Paris: women of 1929. Harris Stuyvesant goes to interview Natalie Barney (here painted by her mother) at her Paris home, and she invites him to join her afternoon literary salon.

The Bones of Paris: women of 1929. Harris Stuyvesant goes to interview Natalie Barney (here painted by her mother) at her Paris home, and she invites him to join her afternoon literary salon.

"She could not be saved. Her life was a long suicide. Everything turned to dust and ashes in her hands." - Natalie Barney on the death of Renée Vivien.

"She could not be saved. Her life was a long suicide. Everything turned to dust and ashes in her hands." - Natalie Barney on the death of Renée Vivien.

Natalie Clifford Barney (née le 31 octobre 1876 à Dayton (Ohio) - morte le 2 février 1972 à Paris) est une femme de lettres américaine

Natalie Clifford Barney (née le 31 octobre 1876 à Dayton (Ohio) - morte le 2 février 1972 à Paris) est une femme de lettres américaine

Natalie Barney Romaine Brooks met in 1915, aged 39 41. "[They] were rich, American, eccentric, and grandly lesbian. They met in Paris... and their relationship lasted more than fifty years despite infidelity, separation, and temperamental differences. Told by Diana Souhami... "Wild Girls" is the story of two audacious women and the world they inhabited," says the Guardian (UK) review of the book.

Natalie Barney Romaine Brooks met in 1915, aged 39 41. "[They] were rich, American, eccentric, and grandly lesbian. They met in Paris... and their relationship lasted more than fifty years despite infidelity, separation, and temperamental differences. Told by Diana Souhami... "Wild Girls" is the story of two audacious women and the world they inhabited," says the Guardian (UK) review of the book.

Romaine Brooks and Natalie Barney, c. 1935. Natalie wrote: "My queerness is not a vice, is not deliberate, and harms no one." Brava! --in reverence for the dead in Orlando on 6/13/2016

Romaine Brooks and Natalie Barney, c. 1935. Natalie wrote: "My queerness is not a vice, is not deliberate, and harms no one." Brava! --in reverence for the dead in Orlando on 6/13/2016

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