Gertrude Stein

American writer and poet


Gertrude is best known for her books, such as, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) and her poetry, such as, Red Faces.
She collected paintings with her brother, Leo, creating an art gallery that became quite famous.


In 1903, Stein moved to Paris with her brother and met Alice B. Toklas who became her lifelong companion.
Lived in Paris during World War II, and served as a hostess for famous authors such as Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald.