Romaine Brooks is known for her painting, her nickname from Robert de Montesquiou, and as a lover of 50 years to Natalie Clifford Barney.
“There are women whose black eyes sparkle with energy – they make me feel so irredeemably blonde!” – NCB
Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)
Romaine Brooks: A Life by Cassandra Langer
Between Me and Life: A Biography of Romaine Brooks by Meryle Secrest
Wild Heart: A Life by Suzanne Rodriguez
Wild Girls: Sappho, Paris, and Art: The Lives and Loves of Natalie Barney and Romaine Brooks by Diana Souhami