Gertrude Stein Bought A Painting by Marie Laurencin

American writer and art collector Gertrude Stein bought the first painting Marie Laurencin (1883 – 1956) ever sold as a professional artist, Group of Artists (1909), which is a group portrait of Laurencin, Apollinaire, Picasso and his mistress, Fernande Olivier.

Musée Marie Laurencin (the Marie Laurencin Museum) in Japan is dedicated to the French modernist painter and bisexual Marie Laurencin.