Ulla Haselstein
Ulla Haselstein is chair of the Literature Department of the John F. Kennedy Institute of North American Studies at Freie Universität, Berlin.
Haselstein, Ulla
Haselstein, Ulla
United States of America
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Description: Picturing
One of the many anecdotes told in The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas is the story of how Gertrude Stein (1874–1946) learned about Cézanne (1839–1906) from her brother Leo (1872–1947), who had seen some of Cézanne’s paintings at Charles Loeser’s villa in Florence in the summer of 1903; Loeser had been told about Cézanne’s work by the latter’s close friend Claude Pissarro. At the turn of the century, Cézanne was known only by a small circle of friends, critics, and fellow...