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 Agélou, 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)