In Paris NH
quickly re-acquainted herself with old friends and met new ones, re-establishing her presence at the popular cafés. She re-connected with Marie Wassilieff
, Aleister Crowley
, and others...
was also the exemplary subject for painters and photographers—Nina Hamnett
(who did a drawing of her for ten guineas at the request of Lady Cunard
Hamnett, Nina. Laughing Torso. Ray Long & Richard R. Smith, Inc.
's professional reputation began to shift at about this time. From the early 1920s, she developed an increasingly strong self-image as an adult woman and writer. More and more, her novels both won praise...