Booklist, USA

Hewitt continues her mission to tell the stories of covertly powerful, yet overlooked French women in this step-by-step, swerve-by-swerve biography of the artist’s model and muse, ‘revolutionary’ artist, and mother of an artist, Suzanne Valadon…Hewitt’s straight-ahead telling of Valadon’s dramatic, many-faceted story captures this artist of ‘honesty and passion,’ this ‘matriarch of creative rebellion and gutsy expressivity,’ with precision, narrative drive, and low-key awe.