“I am wondering if many… have not stood before a masterpiece of lovely sculpture . . . and asked themselves the question, ‘Where is she now, this model who was so beautiful?’ ”
Her name was Audrey Munson, and her life story is interesting, but sad.
She was spotted walking on the street by a photographer at the age of 15. He introduced her to an artist. Her meteoric rise was only matched by her meteoric fall. In the end she dies alone, at 105, in an insane asylum, driven there, partly, because of an obsessed fan.
ht/ fdr in hell