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December 09, 2009


Minor quibble: I don't think she and Sartre were married. They never lived together, but were lovers with a lot of tumult, from what I understand.

Ooh, important clarification. Thank you, Amanda!

Please - Who holds the copyright to this photo of Simone De Beauvoir? What source did it come from? I would very much like to use this photo as a source to paint from (a favorable hommage painting) and seek permission from the copyright holder. The use would not be for commercial, political, negative, nor repetitive purposes - only to express my honor to this writer.
I would hope the administrators of this website might answer me. I have begun a series of hommage paintings of artists and writers who influenced me. I can supply more information upon request. - Douglas James

I love the picture too, Douglas. But this photo was taken in Paris 1944 by KIKO DELGADO, according to this site: http://www.elcorreogallego.es/index.php?idEdicion=818&idMenu=11&idNoticia=275166

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