Picasso Paints His Mistress; Helion’s Suave Nudes: Review

In Francoise Gilot’s 1964 memoir, “Life with Picasso,” a famous photograph shows the couple walking together at a sunny resort on France’s Cote d’Azur. Picasso, 40 years her senior, follows dutifully behind his beautiful mistress and holds a large beach umbrella high above her head -- as if he were her slave and she his princess.

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