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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