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  1. Françoise Gilot / Place of death
    Died in Jun 6, 2023
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    Gilot was appointed a Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur in 1990. In 2010, she was named an Officer of the Légion d'honneur, the French government's highest honour for the arts.… See more

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    Françoise Gaime Gilot (26 November 1921 – 6 June 2023) was a French painter. Gilot was an accomplished artist, notably in watercolors and ceramics, and a bestselling… See more

    Gilot was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, to Émile Gilot and Madeleine Gilot (née Renoult). Her father was a businessman and agronomist,… See more

    Gilot's father Emile wanted his daughter to be just as educated as him, and as a result, oversaw his daughter's education very closely. Gilot was tutored at home, beginning at a young age, and by the time she was six years old, she had a… See more

    At 21, Gilot met Pablo Picasso, then 61. Picasso first saw Gilot in a restaurant in the spring of 1943, during the German occupation of France. Dora Maar, the photographer who was his muse and lover at the time, was devastated to learn that Picasso was … See more

    Gilot was introduced to art at a young age by her mother and grandmother. Her grandmother had held a party when Françoise was about five years old. A certain man caught Gilot's eye as being interesting, and she asked her grandmother who … See more

    From 1943 to 1953, Gilot was the longtime partner and artistic muse of Pablo Picasso, with whom she had two… See more

    Gilot is played by Natascha McElhone in the 1996 film Surviving Picasso, and by Clémence Poésy in the 2018 season of Genius, which focuses on the life and art… See more

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  3. WebJun 7, 2023 · Françoise Gilot, the famed artist who loved and then left Picasso, is dead at 101 June 7, 20232:44 AM ET By The Associated Press Enlarge this image Artist Francoise Gilot appears during an...

  4. Françoise Gilot, Artist in the Shadow of Picasso, Is Dead …

    WebJun 6, 2023 · Françoise Gilot, an accomplished painter whose art was eclipsed by her long and stormy romantic relationship with a much older Pablo Picasso, and who alone among his many mistresses walked out on...

  5. Françoise Gilot, artist whose career transcended her

    WebJun 8, 2023 · Françoise Gilot, a tireless artist who defied simple categorization — and efforts to define her merely as a footnote in the story of her former lover Pablo Picasso — died Tuesday in New York....