French Sketches: Cap d'Antibes and the Murphys by Paul A. Myers
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Published on June 4, 2011. .
Gerald and Sara Murphy, a wealthy young American couple, arrived in Paris in 1921 and walked into the Modernist cultural revolution sweeping through France. They were charter members of the Lost Generation chronicled so poignantly by Ernest Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises." In 1925 the couple moved into their beautiful home, the Villa America, on Cap d'Antibes where they famously entertained.