French Painter Suzanne Valadon and her son Maurice A woman in a male-dominated profession, she created a beautiful body of work that commands respect and admiration from art lovers and historians alike.
Emilie Flöge and Gustav Klimt. Emilie is the subject of Klimt's famous Portrait of Emilie Flöge from She is also believed to be the female model in Klimt’s famous work, The Kiss. Klimt in his work smock
Suzanne Valadon by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes She started as a circus acrobat, but after an accident became a model and then was taught to paint by Degas for whom she modelled. She was the mother of artist Maurice Utrillo.