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Muriel Smith, ??-??

Nationality: British
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Muriel was an art student, who modelled to JW for several paintings. She later married (Smith was her married name) and emigrated to South Africa.

Life:

The paintings for which she posed included Blue and Coral: The Little Blue Bonnet (YMSM 500), Grey and Silver: La Petite Souris (YMSM 502), Violet and Blue: The Red Feather (YMSM 503). It is possible that she attended the Académie in Paris.

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Information from family records.