This Month's Discussion Selection

Renoir’s Dancer

by Catherine Hewitt

Suzanne was born into poverty in rural France, before her mother fled with her to Montmartre. There, Suzanne began posing for―and having affairs with―some of the age’s most renowned painters. Until Renoir caught her indulging in a passion she had been trying to conceal: the model herself was an artist. Some found her work as shocking as her lifestyle, but others saw her skill. Rebellious and opinionated, she refused to be confined by tradition or gender.

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