Mountainous Landscape with a Lake and Waterfalls

Amantine Lucile Dupin, known as George Sand

Biography



The French Romantic novelist, playwright and memoirist Amantine Lucile Dupin is better known by her pseudonym George Sand, which she adopted from around 1831 onwards. A prolific writer and essayist, Sand was also notorious for her romantic affairs with several distinguished men, notably a ten-year relationship with Frédéric Chopin.