Deborah Davis: "Strapless" (Tarcher/Penguin)

Deborah Davis: "Strapless" (Tarcher/Penguin)

Author Deborah Davis tells the story of the scandal that ensued after the 1884 unveiling of John Singer Sargent's portrait of Madame X. It depicts a voluptuous, pale-skinned woman in a black evening gown, one shoulder strap dangling off...

Author Deborah Davis tells the story of the scandal that ensued after the 1884 unveiling of John Singer Sargent's portrait of Madame X. It depicts a voluptuous, pale-skinned woman in a black evening gown, one shoulder strap dangling off her shoulder. (Pictured at right)

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