Cléo de Mérode Model

Before long, her dancing skills took second stage to her glamour, as postcards and playing cards around the world started featuring her image. She was the talk of the town. Her new hairstyle was eagerly awaited and quickly imitated. Famous artists of the Belle Époque, like Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Giovanni Boldini, and Félix Nadar queued to sculpt, paint, and photograph her.