The jealous love rival who tried to erase all trace of Monet’s muse

Pierre-Auguste Renoir Detail from Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Femme cueillant des Fleurs (Woman picking flowers) depicting Camille Monet. Photograph: Dickinson

A rare example of the early work of Pierre Auguste Renoir goes on sale for £9.2m this month, poignantly recalling the life of one of French impressionism’s most important models and a bitter story of jealousy.

David Sharrock

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