Recommendations to impress your cat with: photos of Colette

I did not know that the French writer Colette had a mob of wispy hair. Here’s a short gallery of 5 photos of Colette. She’s beside the lanky French poet Jean Cocteau in one photo.

Serge Lido
Colette with Jean Cocteau, Palais Royal, 1942
vintage gelatin silver print 9 x 6 1/2

Jean had once said two amusing bits:

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” Dapper Jean, below, also said that “Style is a simple way of saying complicated things.” He probably meant it judging by that stylish starched collar.

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I lied, three:

“We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?

The gallery is here:

http://www.saulgallery.com/exhibitions/2019/portraits-of-colette/images#2

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