LIFE In the Quarter were two Japanese. They were known as " Les Japonais" They were a great success at parties. One was Foujita, who has since become world famous, and the other was Kavashima who is also a well-known painter and spends his life in Germany and America. They were pupils of Raymond Duncan. They wove the material that their clothes were made of and made their own sandals. They wore their hair in fringes with bands of ribbon round their heads, and Greek robes and sandals. They danced Greek dances and worked all day. Diego Rivera, the Mexican artist, did a Cubist painting of them both together with square faces. It was exactly like them, although far from realistic. It was what Jean Cocteau would describe as "plus vrai que le vrai." Kisling, the Polish painter, came each evening to the Rotonde. He wore his hair with a fringe too. He was thin and very good-looking. He had a dis- pute with a painter called Gottlieb and they arranged to fight a duel. Rivera was one of the seconds. They went out of Paris. A cinema man with a camera was there and we saw it on the pic- tures the same evening. Kisling came to the Rotonde with a cut on his nose and was considered a great hero. I think that if he had washed the blood off it would not have been visible. Very seldom we went to Montmartre. I went once to the Lapin Agile. Ghil (note the pun) was an old man who looked like the " old man of the sea." He wore a far cap and had a long beard. This was the cabaret where Picasso and Max Jacob and all the ' " '' ' '''