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Dora Maar
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Model
    (November 22, 1907-July 16, 1997)
    Born in Tours, France
    Birth name was Henrietta Theodora Markovitch
    Photographer, painter and poet
    Model, lover and muse for Pablo Picasso
    Picasso was reportedly attracted by her bloody fingers after she cut herself playing the knife game (aka five-finger fillet).
    Her relationship with Picasso overshadowed her own work.
    She wrestled over Picasso with his other mistress, Marie-Therese Walter, in his studio.
    She persuaded Picasso to join the French Communist Party (1944).
    After Picasso broke off their relationship, she became increasingly depressed and reclusive.
    She had made a name for herself in the surrealist movement as a photographer before meeting Picasso.
    She studied photography with Man Ray.
    She took a series of photos documenting Picasso's creation of the painting 'Guernica' (1937).
    Picasso's painting 'Dora Maar with Cat' sold at auction for $95 million (2006).

Credit: C. Fishel


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