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

Author
Davis, Deborah 1952-
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Subject
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925 Madame X
Gautreau, Virginie Avegno 1859-1915
Date
2003
C2003
19th century
Type
Biography
Physical Description
310 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Contents
La Louisiane -- City of Light -- A Professional Beauty -- The Pupil -- A Smashing Start -- Brilliant Creatures -- Heat and Light -- His Masterpiece -- The Flying Dutchman -- Finishing Touches -- Dancing on a Volcano -- Le Scandale -- Calculated Moves -- A Woman of a Certain Age -- A Man of Prodigious Talent -- Twilight of the Gods
Summary
A biography of the painter and his most famous work, looking at the woman who was the subject and the controversy the painting caused.
Data Source
Smithsonian Libraries
Place
United States
France
Paris