Date of birth: 1864-12-08
Date of death: 1943-10-19
Quotes number: 26
Don't fear anything for your letters, they are burnt one by one and I hope you do the same with mine.
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!
I am scared; I don't know what is going to happen to me. What was the point of working so hard and of being talented, to be rewarded like this? Never a penny, tormented all my life. It is horrible; one cannot imagine it.
I don't want to say anything because I know I am unable to protect you from the harm that I see.
I have all sorts of problems and feel discouraged.
I have been back in Paris for two weeks. Nothing new. Life is still bitter.
I have had the problem of seeing my male model go to Italy and... stay there.
I sleep completely naked to make me believe you are here, but when I wake up it is not the same thing. Most of all, don't deceive me with other women any more.
I thank you for your kind invitation to introduce me to the president of the Republic. Since I have not been out of my atelier for two months, I have no appropriate costume for this circumstance. Please excuse me.