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.
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.
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