Suzanne Valadon

Suzanne Valadon at her easel painting in an atelier setting, perhaps in the building at 12 rue Cortot in Paris’ XVIII arrondissement. – Valadon decided to devote her life to art, a seemingly impossible dream for a working-class woman in 1881. There were few female painters at the time; all were from the upper-middle class, and had the money for lessons and leisure to pursue their hobby. Valadon had only her will…

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