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17th January 2022

An exhibition has just finished in Philadelphia devoted to the amazing Suzanne Valadon (1865-1935) and the Post this week will continue the homage. Fascinatingly,, she began life as an artist's model and her years among painters inspired her to try her hand at painting. She was encouraged by Degas, set up in her own studio by a lover and 'began chronicling her newly suburban home life' (Ariella  Budick in the Financial Times). This is Self Portrait 1927.

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