Jeanne Donnadieu (1864-?)
Her work was accepted by the Salon between 1885 and 1897 and exhibited almost yearly. She was taught by four of the best tutors - Feyen-Perrin, Emile Bin, Henri Leopold Lévy and Edouard Krug. There is certainly a good chance that she was influenced or taught off the record by Degas as her pastel of L'Incompris shows distinct similarities.
Amazingly she lived just 4 doors away from Vincent van Gogh and Theo, at 17 Rue Laval - later named rue Victor Massé. When they moved to Rue Lepic that also was only just around the corner from her. This area was the absolute hub for the greatest artists of that time, with Le Chat Noir just opposite her and all the cafés and nightlife.
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