Bill Brauker

Bill Brauker

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Westminster, CO  ·  Former political spin doctor, currently working as a novelist, Sea of Guilty, artist (oil painter) specializing in landscapes, interiors, and nudes. http://brau
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Emilie Flöge and Gustav Klimt. Emilie is the subject of Klimt's famous Portrait of Emilie Flöge from 1902. She is also believed to be the female model in Klimt’s famous work, The Kiss

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 (1865-1938) was a French painter. She was the mother of the painter Maurice Utrillo. She was the illegitimate daughter of a laundress. In the early 1880s she became an artist’s model, posing for such artists as Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. By observing the artists for whom she modeled, she began to learn technique and to draw and produce pastels. About 1890 she met Edgar Degas, who admired and purchased her work.

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.

Camille Claudel (1864-1943) “was one of the rare female artists of the 19th century that did compete with the best male sculptors of her time."In 1883, Camille became acquainted with Auguste Rodin. Soon after Camille became his model, assistant and lover. “No other woman had such an intellectual, artistic and erotic impact on Rodin’s life like Camille Claudel.” Camille Claudel was the sister of the reknown French writer Paul Claudel.  A.R. Petrelly

Camille Claudel in 1884 (age Claudel was a French sculptor and graphic artist and the elder sister of the poet and diplomat Paul Claudel.