Born 14.November 1934 ---
Changed her name into LYDIA CORBITT when she married in ENGLAND -
....SYLVETTE is the title of a portrait painting by PABLO PICASSO , featuring a youn woman with a pony tail.
for the painting ,LYDIA SYLVETTE DAVID ,was a French woman who,during the summer 1953 worked in a pottery studio near PICASSO s STUDIO in VALLAURIS.
Finding her appearance appealing,Picasso created 40 works inspired by her.-
portrait from 2.MAY 1954 is one of the last long series.She was said to Picasso which
had been a matter of curiosity since it was unveiled.She was said to have been inspiration for BRIGITTE BARDOT and the ROGER VADIM film -AND GOD CREATED THE WOMAN
LYDIA is now an artist in her own right.
Galleries exhibiting her work include FOSSE GALLERY FINE ART -with one exhibition being aptly named -THE GIRL WITH THE PONYTAIL-
Claude de Noir painting is not a copy...it is an hommage for model
and artist --