A Dora Maar Painting

A painting of Dora Maar (1909-1997) is on sale at Bonhams, London this week. It represents a landscape in the Luberon mountains of Provence, France. Best known as the muse of Picasso Dora Maar was a painter and a photographer in her own right. She studied painting in Paris with Andre Lhote.

dora Maar Portrait

She and Picasso met in 1936 at "Les deux Magots" a famous cafe at Saint Germain des Pre in Paris. It's said that Picasso was seduced by her deep and large brown eyes.

Luberon by Dora Maar

Dora Maar, pichet aux cersies

Pichet aux cerises

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