Inspirantes Inspiratrices. Marthe, Gala, Dora et les autres.
Amongst the roles women have played in Art, there are alternatively those of the inspirator and the creator. For many artists, women have been a source of inspiration, they have nourished their art. Can we imagine Bonnard without Marthe (we have counted 146 paintings and some 717 drawings which feature Marthe as the model), Dali without Gala, Picasso without Fernande, Dora, Jacqueline, Monet without Blanche, Renoir without Gabrielle, Maurice Denis without Marthe, Maillol without Dina Vierny, Vuillard without Misja, or Giacometti without Annette?