Winnaretta, princesse de Polignac

Standard Name: Polignac, Winnaretta,,, princesse de

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
VT began an affair with Winnaretta, Princesse de Polignac , an American-born heiress and salonnière whose former lovers included Romaine Brooks and Olga de Meyer .
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
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Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
In 1923 Denys Trefusis introduced VT to a member of his musical circle, the Princesse de Polignac .
Trefusis, Violet, and Philippe Jullian. Don’t Look Round. Hutchinson, 1953.
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She was born Winnaretta Singer , the eighteenth child of the sewing machine inventor .
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
223
Family and Intimate relationships Violet Trefusis
Because the Princesse was wealthy, well-connected, and discreet, Alice Keppel had no objection to this affair.
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
230
Fictionalization Violet Trefusis
After VT was introduced by her lover the Princesse de Polignac to Denise Bourdet , a writer and the wife of playwright Edouard Bourdet ,
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
239
she figured in the latter's play, La prisonnière...
Friends, Associates Christabel Pankhurst
While in Paris, CP associated with the Princesse de Polignac , whose home in the Avenue Henri-Martin was described as a lesbian salon.
Castle, Barbara. Sylvia and Christabel Pankhurst. Penguin, 1987.
111
Her sister Sylvia later claimed that Christabel had a small circle...
Friends, Associates Violet Trefusis
The Princesse hosted a salon at 57 Avenue Henri-Martin attended by Anna de Noailles , Cocteau , Paul Valéry , and Proust , who incorporated some of his perceptions of the gatherings into A la...
Residence Violet Trefusis
VT moved into a romantic and mysterious tower
Masucci, Tiziana. Violet Trefusis.
in St Loup de Naud in France. La Tour, was a formerly decrepit medieval building which the Princesse de Polignac purchased and renovated for her.
Trefusis, Violet, and Philippe Jullian. Don’t Look Round. Hutchinson, 1953.
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Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
242
Residence Violet Trefusis
Shortly after her husband died, VT visited St Loup de Naud, a hamlet near Provins, France, which is famous for the carvings on its Norman church, and which Proust , an acquaintance from...
Travel Violet Trefusis
VT travelled through Africa, Europe, and North and South America with her the Princesse de Polignac , husband , andparents .
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo, 1997.
232, 239
Jullian, Philippe, John Nova Phillips, Violet Trefusis, and Vita Sackville-West. Violet Trefusis: Life and Letters. Hamish Hamilton, 1976.
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Travel Violet Trefusis
For Christmas 1923, the Princesse de Polignac took VT on a luxury cruise up the Nile; their group included Denys Trefusis and George and Alice Keppel , all of whom were aware of and...

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