Ady Fidelin

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1916 (approx) b. Guadeloupe as Adrienne Fidelin
1936 meets Man Ray on a beach in Antibes. She was a dancer; becomes his lover, model and muse
1937 Holidays on The Fal River, Cornwall
  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
1937 probable affair with Roland Penrose
1937 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, making her the first black model to appear in a major fashion magazine
 Photograph by Lee Miller on a picnic with Man Ray, Paul Eluard, Nusch, Roland Penrose  
Antibes File:Antibes.jpg Fidelin, Marie Cuttoli and Paul Cuttoli, Pablo Picasso, Dora Maar and Man Ray, 
1940 she stayed in France to be near her family and stored many of Man Ray’s works while he fled to Ameerica..
  She later married, and the last thing on record is that she was dancing at a “Negro” club on the Champs-Élysée
1950 last known letter of Ady Fidelin 
 Lee Miller photo Four Women Asleep [2](Lee Miller, 
 Leonora Carrington, Ady Fidelin and Nusch Eluard)
 Photos by Man Ray [3]
 More [4]; [5]
 The play [6]
 A contemporary Navajo woman relates the mostly unknown story of the surrealist muse Adrienne Fidelin.
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