The studio of Gertrude and Leo Stein at 27 rue de Fleurus, 1907.

Against the walls were several pieces of large Italian Renaissance furniture and in the middle of the room was a big Renaissance table, on it a lovely inkstand, and at one end of it notebooks neatly arranged … And on all the walls right up to the ceiling were pictures … [T]here was a great deal of Matisse, Picasso, Renoir, Cézanne but there were also a great many other things. There were two Gauguins, there were Manguins, there was a big nude by Vallotton … there was a Toulouse-Lautrec … there was a Maurice Denis, a little Daumier, many Cézanne watercolours, there was in short everything, there was even a little Delacroix and a moderate-sized Greco.

—Gertude Stein, 1933

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