JulietBrowner

 1912 b. Bronx, New York 
    Her father, Henry Browner, emigrated from Rumania and graduated from the Brooklyn College of Pharmacy. 
    American Artist's Model And Muse.
    Graduated  James Monroe High School 
    Studied dance with Martha Graham, moving to Greenwich Village and modeled for artists, 
    including de Kooning?'s friends John Graham and Arshile Gorky.

 1934 March; met de Kooning at one of his parties and began an affair while 
    his girlfriend, Nini Diaz, was away. 
    Diaz moved out upon her return.

 1935 Nini Diaz joined the couple in Woodstock the following summer.
    The three maintained a menage a  trois until de Kooning? returned to New York, 
    staying with Mac Vogel until Browner returned.

 1938 Browned left and moved in with Diaz. 
    I was very much taken with the little Juliet Nini would later comment.

 1940 Moves to California, meets Man Ray in New York. 
    She was to become his 2nd. wife.

 1946 Double wedding in Beverly Hills: Man Ray to Juliet Browner and Max Ernst to Dorothea Tanning.

 1951 They move to Paris; living in a studio near the Luxembourg Gardens until he died 
    in 1976 at the age of 86. 

 1970 Ray and Juliet attend a lunch given by Marie-Laure de Noailles shortly before 
    she died. Also present James Lord.

 1991? January; d.  at the Huntington Hospital on Long Island. 
    interred in the Cimetiere du Montparnasse, Paris

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