1910 b. November 17th in Saint-Mandé, Val-de-Marne. 
 1912 joins her father, an agricultural engineer working in Cairo, Egypt. 
 1914 death of father; return to France.
   French  Painter Model and Muse
   Studied decorative arts. Nicknamed Bastille Day 

 1928 Produced photographs; her plates were published in the first issue of the Journal Du Cinea. 

 1934 Underwater photograph  
larger ->.
   Photographed by Rogi Andre.
   She was making a living as a nude underwater dancer at the Colieum music hall in Montmartre.

 1934 Meets and marries Andre Breton, his second wife. 
   He dedicates L'€™Amour fou and the book of poems L€'air de l€'eau to her. 
   Alberto Giacometti is the bride'€™s witness, Paul Eluard the best man, and Man Ray 
   is the photographer
   She was the subject of numerous portraits by Surrealist greats Pablo Picasso, Man Ray, 
   Wifredo Lam, and Andre Masson.

 1935 daughter Aube born. 
   Photograph -> of the Bretons by Claude Cahun. 
   Travels to Tenerife with Andre Breton and Benjamin Peret for Exposicion Surrealista 
   organized by Gaceta de arte with Eduardo Westerdahl and Oscar Dominguez.

 1938 January; exhibits in Exposition Internationale du Surrealisme at the Galerie Beaux-Arts, Paris; 
   Organizers Andre Breton, Marcel Duchamp  
   Cadavre Exquis with Yves Tanguy and Breton. See ->.
   Goes to Mexico with Breton; 
   There she meets Diego Rivera, and , and becomes close friends with Frida Kahlo.

 1939 Spends the summer with Aube first at Claude Cahun`€™s in Jersey, then she 
   joins Breton, Yves Tanguy, Roberto Matta, Esteban Frances, Gordon Onslow-Ford?  
   and Kay Sage in the Castle of Chemilieu in the Ain district. 
   When Breton is mobilized she is with Aube in Antibes with Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso, 
  and then with Marie Cuttoli -> 

 1940 Beginning of the year Jacqueline and Aube go to Royan with Dora Maar and Picasso. 
   When Breton is demobilized they join him at the home of Pierre Mabille and move 
   into an abandoned house on the beach in Martigues.
   Sept. move into Villa Air-Bel in Marseille the house rented by Varian Fry.
   They meet up with Benjamin Peret, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Herold, Andre Masson, 
   and Wifredo Lam. During the long wait for the visas they entertain themselves with 
   collective games organised by Breton. 
   In the Jeu de Marseille (Marseille Card Game), a new surrealist game of Tarot, 
   Jacqueline draws the wheel, the revolution ace, Baudelaire  and the genius of Love 
   See (1) ->; and (II) ->.
   Other cards were created by Andre Breton, Oscar Dominguez, Victor Brauner, 
   Max Ernst, Jacques Herold, Wifredo Lam, Andre Masson, and (Frederic Delanglade not used).

 1941 She contributes to four issues of VVV.

 1942 meets David Hare cousin of Kay Sage. 
   He had offered to sponsor the family in America.
   Friends with Sonja Sekula.

 1943 Jan; Shows in Exhibition by 31 Women at Peggy Guggenheim's Art of this Century, New York.
   Separated from Breton.

 1944 First one-woman exhibition at the Norlyst Gallery, New York.

 1945 Stays in Mexico with Frida Kahlo for 10 months.

 1946  m. David Hare.

 1947 Returns to France on same boat as Frida Kahlo. Rumoured affair.
    Reunion with Dora Maar in Menerbes, and with Pablo Picasso in Antibes and Vallauris.
    Provides original artwork for the catalogue of Le Surrealisme en 1947 or 
    Please Touch at Galerie Maeght, Paris. 

 1948 Son Merlin born. Breaks with Surrealism.

 1949 Journeys to Mid-West.

 1950 Splits with David Hare.

 1955 Returns to Paris.

 1957 Summer in Gordes, with Andre Lhote.

 1978? Works closely with Franklin Rosemont who publishes 
    What is surrealism? : Selected writings / Andre Breton.

 1993? July 20th. d. Rochecorbon, Indre-et-Loire.

   See wiki (Fr.) -> and bio ->.
   See work -> and also -> also see -> and also ->.

   See Timeline