Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.


French painter, illustrator, and stage designer, born in Paris. Apart from evening classes in drawing, she was self-taught as an artist. In 1907 she was introduced by the picture dealer Clovis Sagot to *Apollinaire, *Picasso and their circle (she painted a group portrait of several of her famous friends in 1908: The Guests, Baltimore Museum of Art). For several years she lived with Apollinaire, and she exhibited with the *Cubists.

Text Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists (Oxford University Press)