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The Model-Mistress-Muse Paradigm: Henrietta Moraes

The Model-Mistress-Muse Paradigm: Henrietta Moraes

On the 22nd of May 1931, British model, muse and memoirist Audrey Wendy Abbott known as Henrietta Moraes was born in Simla, India, where her father was stationed in the Indian Air Force. Her father deserted her mother when she was young, and she was raised harshly by a tyrannical, abusive grandmother in England. Later she went to secretarial college. During the 1950s and ’60s, she was the muse…

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