AdyFidelin

 1916 (approx) b. Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe as Adrienne Fidelin.
  French - Model, Dancer and Muse. 

 1928 Moves to France after a hurricane in which her mother was killed.

 1936 Meets Man Ray. 
   She was a dancer; becomes his lover, model and muse.
   Photographs ~> suggest she and Nusch and Lee Miller were lovers ~>. See also ~>. 

 1937 Holidays on The Fal River, Cornwall with Max Ernst, Man Ray, Henry Moore, Irina Radetsky, 
   Eileen Agar, Leonora Carrington, Paul Eluard, 
   Roland Penrose, Lee Miller,  Nusch, Ady Fidelin, Edouard Mesens, Joseph Bard.
   Probable affair with Roland Penrose
      photograph -> by Lee Miller on a picnic in Mougins with Man Ray, Paul Eluard,Nusch, Roland Penrose.
   Four woman asleep Man Ray
Larger ~>
   (Lee Miller, Leonora Carrington, Ady Fidelin and Nusch Eluard).

   And in Antibes ~>
   L - R Fidelin, Marie Cuttoli -> and Paul Cuttoli, Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar and Man Ray.
   Photographed ~> by Eileen Agar.

   Sept. Harper's Bazzar features a half page Man Ray photo of her ~> in an 
   article by Paul Eluard, making her the first black model to appear in a major fashion magazine.
   Muse for Pablo Picasso's painting Femme assise sur fond jaune et rose II ~>.

 1940 Stayed in France to be near her family and stored many of Man Ray's works when he fled to America.

 1945 Apr. Last letter to Man Ray. His sister never forwarded her letters.

 1946 m. André Art and moves to Albi.

 1950 last known letter of Ady Fidelin.

 2004? Feb 05th. d. Lagrave, S. France.

   Photos  -> taken by Man Ray 
   More  -> and Flikr  -> and Cocosse Journal ~>.
   The play  ->; A contemporary Navajo woman relates the mostly 
   unknown story of the surrealist muse Adrienne Fidelin.
   New York Times Yo Adrienne ~> and Griot ~>.
   Also See Unmasking Fidelin ~>

   See Timeline