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The Resource Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X, Deborah Davis

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

Label
Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X
Title
Strapless
Title remainder
John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Davis
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
THC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Deborah
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ND237.S3
LC item number
D38 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1856-1925
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sargent, John Singer
  • Getscher, Robert H.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sargent, John Singer
  • Sargent, John Singer
  • Gautreau, Virginie Avegno
  • Gautreau, Virginie Avegno
  • Sargent, John Singer
  • Painters
  • Artists' models
  • Americans
  • Americans
  • Artists' models
  • Painters
  • France
  • United States
Label
Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X, Deborah Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
56558671
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st trade pbk. ed
Extent
310 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781585423361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of Copley Library's copy: Robert H. Getscher
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56558671
Label
Strapless : John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X, Deborah Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
56558671
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st trade pbk. ed
Extent
310 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9781585423361
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provenance of Copley Library's copy: Robert H. Getscher
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)56558671

Library Locations

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