She was a "visionary" painter, a "primitiv," or "naif," following the instructions from the angels with whom she communicated.
She was discovered in France, just before World War I, by a German art critic who was one of the first to collect Braque and Picasso.
Yolande Moreau does an exquisite job in this film, following her angels and leading a life close to nature, trodding with her bare feet through the grass, sitting under trees or (literally) hugging them.
I would love to have prints of her work. I watched to see who reproduced them for the film, but did not see this - or recognize it, since the titles were all in French. I found lots of interesting blogs with mention of her work. They are probably mostly people like me, who having seen the movie will never look at leaves and flowers and see them in the same way - femminismo