Victorine Meurent was a model for painters and a painter herself. Was was born in Paris in February 1844 then passed away in in March 1927 at the age of 83. When looking at the google image search you will see edouard manet work to show up too. This is because Manet used Maurent as a model for his own work. Yes, : Victorine Meurent was well known for her modeling for painters, she also made a name for herself in the painter realm. She exhibited at the Paris Salon. This Salon was high end and prestigious.
Victorine Meurent started to model at the age of 16 years old. Her first modeling gig with Manet was in 1862.