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Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X  Cover Image E-book E-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 controversey 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

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  • ISBN: 9781440604270
  • ISBN: 1440604274
  • ISBN: 9781440628184
  • ISBN: 1440628181
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (310 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
  • Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin Group, 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.
Madame X (Sargent, John Singer)
Genre: Biography
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collective biographies.

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