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List of notable or famous art models from France, with bios and photos, including the top art models born in France and even some popular art models who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French art models then this list is the perfect resource for you. These art models are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known art model from France is included when available.

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This historic art models from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French art models of note?" and "Who are the most famous art models from France?" These prominent art models of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French art models.

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Berthe de Courrière

Berthe de Courrière was a French artists' model and demimondaine. She was the mistress, model, and heir of the sculptor and painter Auguste Clésinger. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 64 (1852-1916)

Camille Doncieux is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Art Models from France
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Camille Doncieux

Camille Doncieux was the first wife of French painter Claude Monet. She was the subject of a number of paintings by Monet, as well as Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Édouard Manet. She was mother to two sons by Monet. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 32 (1847-1879)

Dora Maar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Art Models from France
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Dora Maar, born Henriette Theodora Marković, was an Argentinian-raised photographer of French and Croatian descent, with further known artistic work in poetry, and painting; she is most widely known as Pablo Picasso's muse of nearly a decade, including for his widely known pieces Guernica and The Weeping Woman. Maar painted some minor elements of Guernica, and she became better known in the art world via her photographs of the stages of Picasso's execution of the masterwork in his rue des Grands Augustins workshop. After the Picassso years she turned to analysis, and eventually to Roman Catholicism, and is famously quoted as saying, "After Picasso, God." Maar spent her last years living ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 90 (1907-1997)

Birthplace: Tours, France

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Jeanne Hébuterne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Art Models from France
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Jeanne Hébuterne was a French artist, best known as the frequent subject and common-law wife of the artist Amedeo Modigliani. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 22 (1898-1920)

Birthplace: Meaux, France

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