Gertrude Stein [1874-1945] Alice Toklas [1877-1987]
Gertrude Stein. American. Modernist writer and poet, patron of art. She moved to Paris, in 1903 where she met Alice B Toklas. They lived together until Stein’s death in 1946. Alice B Toklas wrote a famous Cook Book which is as much a memoir as a recipe book. Their favorite dog was a large white poodle called Basket.