Suzanne Valadon (1865-1938) was a French painter. She was the mother of the painter Maurice Utrillo. She was the illegitimate daughter of a laundress. In the early 1880s she became an artist’s model, posing for such artists as Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. By observing the artists for whom she modeled, she began to learn technique and to draw and produce pastels. About 1890 she met Edgar Degas, who admired and purchased her work.
The Blue Room, 1923 - Suzanne Valadon - WikiArt.org
‘The Blue Room’ was created in 1923 by Suzanne Valadon in Post-Impressionism style. Find more prominent pieces of genre painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.
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Valadon, Suzanne (1865-1938) - 1916 Three Dancers (Christie's London, 2007)
Gouache, pastel and charcoal on thin card; 54.6 x 38 cm. Suzanne Valadon, original name Marie-clémentine Valadon, was a French painter noted for her robust figures and bold use of color. She was the mother of the painter Maurice Utrillo. She was the illegitimate daughter of a laundress, and, even before reaching her teens, she was surviving without her mother’s support. She took a variety of jobs, including those of waitress and circus acrobat. In the early 1880s she became an artist’s…