Miss Fernande (1893 – 1960)

1893 – 1960 Fernande Barrey about 1908 left her native Picardy to Paris, where she began to make a living as a prostitute. She then became the model for many painters and photographers, including Jean AgĂ©lou, Amedeo Modigliani and Chaim Soutine, who persuaded her to study painting and art history at the School of Fine Arts. In March 1917, she met the Japanese artist Tsuguharu … Continue reading Miss Fernande (1893 – 1960)