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Fernande Olivier (born Amélie Lang; 1881–1966) was a French artist and model known primarily for having been the model of painter Pablo Picasso, and for her written accounts of her relationship with him. Picasso painted over 60 portraits of Olivier

The first great love of Picasso’s life was a curvy, green-eyed, auburn-haired woman named Fernande Olivier (1881–1966). Picasso and Olivier were regularly smoked Opium together and were repeatedly unfaithful to one another. She is recognized as the inspiration for Picasso’s transition from his gloomy Blue Period to his lighter and more cheerful Rose Period. Learn more by clicking on the image!