Brigitte Bardot meets Pablo Picasso

During the 1956 Cannes Film Festival, Brigitte Bardot visited the studio of Pablo Picasso. Escorted by her husband, the film director Roger Vadim, it’s thought that they wanted the artist to paint her. He refused, as he already had a muse, the ‘ponytail girl’ – his next-door neighbour Lydia Corbett.

BB and Picasso

BB & Picasso



Sylvette (The Pony-Tail Girl)


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