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DRAMATIS PERSONAE

JACQUES DOUCET

JEANNE DOUCET 

SONIA ROUX†  (Madame R)

SERVILLE ROUX†

PAUL POIRET

Géry Pierret - Apollinare's secretary

Dr. Alphonse Crozier*

Charles Vignier

André Joubin

Surrealists

ANDRÉ BRETON

Paul Eluard

Louis Aragon

Max Ernst

 

 

Poets & Writers

MAX JACOB

GUILLAUME (KOSTRO) APOLLINAIRE

André (The Peregrine) Suarès

André (Longfingers) Salmon

 

Picasso’s models at the Bateau Lavoir

Zora*

Choire*

 

 

Others

The Baroness de Faucheville*

Count Robert de Montesquieu

Josephine Baker

Conchita Ruiz - Picasso's young sister

Antoine Doucet

Edouard Doucet

 

Government

President Doumergue

Prime minister

All real people, except:

† Names changed 

* Fictional

Dealers & Collectors

AMBROISE VOLLARD

Père Mañach

Wilhelm Uhde

Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler

Gertrude Stein

Leo Stein

 

Artists

PABLO PICASSO

CARLES CASAGEMAS

Henri (Le Douanier) Rousseau

Rose Adler

Ramón Pichot

Henri Matisse

Séraphine Louis [de Senlis]

Marie Laurencin

Lovers

FERNANDE OLIVIER

Germaine Gargallo

Odette

Antoinette

Barcelona prostitutes

Madame Carmen*

Katterina*

Maria*

Dolores*

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The New Yorker January 26, 2020

Jordan Orlando writes in a fascinating article for the New Yorker on the Museum of Modern Art past and present ...

One of MOMA’s early homes was a five-story townhouse on Fifty-third Street.


.... The next gallery hits the eyes with Picasso’s “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” (which the new gallery text describes as seeming “to have no lesser goal than the complete reinvention of Western painting”)


https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/the-once-and-future-moma

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