A biography of the life of countess Ingeborg de Beausacq, American of German origin. In the 1930s she left Germany and fled to France. When the World War broke out she took a boat to Brazil where she became a portrait photographer. After the war she left for New York and became a fashion photographer. She left the U.S. in 1957 and lived 1,5 years with the natives in New Guinea collecting art objects. She came back to Europe and in 1965 she bought an old abandoned property in Provence which she restored where she invited friends from all over the world to stay. She died there in 2003.