Gertrude, Alice and Me; Hudson, Beth, Auckland, New Zealand; 2002; 104


Gertrude, Alice and Me

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Oil Painting of Gertrude Stein, Alice B Toklas and Self portrait by Beth Hudson


Hudson, Beth, Auckland, New Zealand

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Date Made


Medium and Materials

Oil on Canvas

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Description

Gertrude Stein and Alice B Toklas were American Jewish Lesbians who lived in France, mostly in Rue Christine on the Left bank. They survived Nazi occupation by having friends who were influential. Gertrude Stein was an experimental writer and considered herself a genius while Beth Hudson the artist is a humble lesbian, a former nun.

Named Collection

Saphira/Jackson Collection

Credit Line

Gift of Miriam Saphira

Object Type

Oil Painting

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