Frame Inside | Portrait of Madame X / John Singer Sargent, 1884

John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Madame X, 1884                     John Singer Sargent, 1884 study
John Singer Sargent in his studio with Portrait of Madame X, c. 1885

Madame X or Portrait of Madame X is the title of a portrait painting by John Singer Sargent 
of a young socialite, Virginie Amélie Avegno Gautreau, wife of the French banker Pierre 
Gautreau. Madame X was painted not as a commission, but at the request of Sargent.

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