Strapless John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X by Deborah Davis

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Published by Tarcher .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • France,
  • Painters,
  • Artists" models,
  • Americans,
  • Sargent, John Singer,,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History - General,
  • Art,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • American - General,
  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • Art / General,
  • Paris,
  • United States,
  • 1856-1925,
  • 19th century

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816410M
ISBN 101585422215
ISBN 109781585422210

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Strapless is the story of Amelie Gautreau, John Singer Sargent and the painting known to the world as Madame X. The book is so well written you feel like you are right there in the salons and art studios of Paris watching events unfold instead of reading them in a book/5.

Deborah Davis is the author of Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and his Black and White Ball (Wiley, April ), and Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X (Tarcher/Putnam, ).

Her most recent book is The Secret Lives Of Frames: One Hundred Years of Art and Artistry (Filapacchi, ).Cited by: 2. Strapless - Kindle edition by Davis, Deborah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Debut author Davis, a former film executive and story analyst, says that her curiosity was piqued about Sargent’s painting when she wore a dress like the one pictured in the artist’s once notorious and now priceless Portrait of Madame er the idea’s genesis, readers will enjoy this brisk, sometimes.

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