Monday, June 22, 2009

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. 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 café at Saint Germain des Pré in Paris. It's said that Picasso was seduced by her deep and large brown eyes.

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