Monday, December 29, 2008

Aristide & Henri & Dina

Sweet little interview on NPR by Susan Stamberg, with a feisty 89-year-old French woman who modeled in her youth for Maillol and Matisse. In a letter she carried to the elderly Matisse from Maillol as an introduction, Maillol said, “I am sending you the object of my work and you will reduce her to a simple line.”