Size: 0.01 Linear feet
Summary: The memoir China Eggs by Surrealist painter Kay Sage measure 0.01 linear feet and dates from 1955. The memoir is a photocopy of a typescript draft and it covers the period of roughly 1910-1935. Sage writes of her family; childhood years in the United States and Europe; travels; her painting; living in Italy; her marriage to Prince Ranieri di San Faustino; and her friendship with Ezra Pound. The typescript draft is edited throughout, presumably by Sage.
Kay Sage (1898-1963) was a Surrealist painter and poet who was born in Albany, New York; raised and educated in Europe; and eventually settled in Woodbury, Connecticut. She was married to Surrealist painter Yves Tanguay from 1940 to 1955. She exhibited widely and her artwork was acquired by many art museums. She died in Connecticut in 1963.
China Eggs by Kay Sage is a photocopy that was donated to the Archives of American Art by Henry Sage Goodwin, relative of Sage, in 1966.