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Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X  Cover Image Book Book

Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X / Deborah Davis.


Explores the story behind John Singer Sargent's "Madame X," a painting of twenty-three-year-old Amelie Gautreau which unleashed a storm of controversy when it was unveiled at the Paris Salon to show the young wife with one strap of her gown falling off her shoulder, and provides insights into the lives of the artist and his subject. -- WorldCat.

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  • ISBN: 9781585423361
  • Physical Description: 310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First trade paperback edition 2004.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2004.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Subject: Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925.
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925. Madame X.
Gautreau, Virginie Avegno, 1859-1915.
Painters > United States > Biography.
Artists' models > United States > Biography.
Americans > France > Paris > History > 19th century.
Genre: Biographies.

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