[ b. Sheila C. Chetwynd Inglis in Penzance, England Went to Paris for a time, hoping to become a model of Man Ray. 1934 m. and left Rupert Legge with whom she had a son adopted out. 1935 Living Earles Court. Writes to David Gascoyne a fan letter when 'A Short Survey of Surrealism' came out. pdf ->. Affair with David Gascoyne. Part of the organizing committee for the International Surrealist Exhibition. 1936 Sketched by Man Ray International Surrealist Exhibition - Phantom of sex appeal Inspired by Salvador Dali, directed by David Gascoyne and dressed by Motley (the theatrical designers), she stood in Trafalgar Square clutching a seemingly dismembered leg, her own head transformed into a giant rose, to herald the Surrealists' assault on London. Photographed by Claude Cahun
Also in the photograph of the opening of the exhibition
Standing (L-R) Rupert Lee, Ruthven Todd, Salvador Dali, Paul Eluard, Roland Penrose, Herbert Read, , George Reavey and Hugh Sykes Davies. Sitting from l(L-R) : Diana Brinton Lee, Nusch Eluard, Eileen Agar, Sheila Legge, unknown (friend of Dali). 1937 Participated in the surrealist objects show at the London Gallery. E L T Mesens wanted to employ her as a secretary. Affair with Rene Magritte. She is also believed to have had some sort of affair with Salvador Dali. There are rumours of letters since lost or in a private collection. 1942 Meets John Lodwick -> in Orange, Vichy France. 1945 Living with Lodwick in Penzance and their two Children. 1949 05 Jan d. Banyols sur Mer - see ->. See Time -> and wiki -> See book extract ->. Phantoms of Surrealism -> See Timeline.