The following is from ‘When You Close Your Eyes’ the first biography of Christine Rosamond by Tom Snyder. This is the testimony of Garth Benton, and artist, and cousin of Thomas Hart Benton.
“Christine worked almost exclusively from photographs and figures she cut from magazines like Vanity Fair and Vogue and Glamour,” Garth recalls. “That’s why the women in her middle period were so exquisite – the inspiration for them came from elegant magazines that set the standard.”
After Christine offered to teach me her style, I discovered the secret of it when I went looking for her bathroom. I opened the door to a closet by mistake. Inside was a large artist’s projector. Christine was in pain to be found out. She came and sat down with me;
“Greg. I owe my success to you. I have it all, money, a new house and car. But, I don’t feel…
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