Luhan, Mabel Dodge

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Name
Luhan, Mabel Dodge Gender: F
Mabel Gansen
born on 26 February 1879
Place Buffalo NY, USA, 42n53, 78w52
Timezone LMT m78w52 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Pat
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°47' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif



Biography

American art patron, salon hostess and writer, she was the only child born to wealthy parents. At age 21 she married Carl Evans; the couple had one child and shortly afterwards, Evans died in an accident. His 23-year-old widow married Edwin Dodge, a wealthy architect, in 1903. Two years later the couple traveled to Italy and lived in Florence until 1912 where she entertained the literati of the time: Gertrude Stein, Andre Gide and others. Despite her glittering life, she was often unhappy and made two suicide attempts. After their return to New York, Mabel set up salon-like affairs, entertaining many big names in the world of art and literature. Several years and several love affairs later, Dodge began a columnist for the Hearst publications and in 1916 married her third husband, painter Maurice Sterne. In 1919 the couple moved to Taos, NM where they once again hosted salon affairs for the great minds and artists of the day including George O'Keeffe and D.H. Lawrence. Her marriage turned sour and in 1923 she married a Native American, Tony Luhan. Mabel died in 1962 in Taos, age 83. Her home there was declared a National Historic Landmark and serves as an inn and conference center featuring workshops with well-known writers and artists.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1900 (First marriage; to Carl Evans)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 1962 (in Taos in early 80s)
  • Death of Mate 1903 (death of first husband)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1903 (To Edwin Dodge)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1916 (Maurice Sterne)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1923 (to Tony Luhan)
  • Family : Change residence 1919 (to Taos)

Source Notes

Paula Gassmann quotes biography by Lois Palken Rudnick, no time given

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Four)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Art : Other Art (Patron)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Inheritance
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
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