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19 February 2016


It is not easy to confine Suzanne Valadon to five images – there are hundreds of her own amazing paintings that one could choose, or a haunting photograph of her with her small son Maurice Utrillo, and so many others. The June Rose biography is an extremely good read. But for the last Valadon image  – here she is when she worked as a model for Renoir. The excellent blog My Daily Art Display describes the background here. The painting is Dance at Bougival  (1883)

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