In my book "Art Girl's Guide to Paris" I have a section dedicated to the two antique markets I always go to. I have noticed that many of the vendors are there year after year. This lovely lady was not at the market for a few years. Pauline popped up in a little empty space at the market a few years ago and everyone with me bought a painting or two from her. Each year I wondered if I would see her again.
Last Saturday as we were starting to walk back to the Metro she appeared. Wearing what I think is her lucky blue suit. I think the other vendors just let her set up when there is an open space. How could you say no? She is cute as a button!
She uses oil on a thin wood board for her paintings. I would love to have a long chat with her. Sadly, I didn't bring a copy of my book to the market. I think she would have been very surprised to see a picture of herself in it.