Author:Gioia Diliberto


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I Am Madame X: A Novel (Lisa Drew Books)

By: Diliberto, Gioia

Price: $3.44

Publisher: Scribner: 2003-02-25

Seller ID: 052562

ISBN: 0743211553

Condition: Used: Very Good

The life of Virginie Gautreau, the notorious beauty of Madame X, John Singer Sargent's most famous and scandalous portrait, provides inspiration for this absorbing and intriguing novel. Madame X caused an immediate furor when Sargent unveiled it at the 1884 Paris Salon. The subject's bold pose, provocative dress, and decadent pallor shocked the public, and the critics panned the picture, smashing Sargent's dream of a Paris career. The artist soon relocated to England, where he established himself as the favorite portrait painter of the wealthy. In this remarkable novel, Gioia Dilibert... View more info

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A Useful Woman : The Early Life of Jane Addams

By: Gioia Diliberto

Price: $9.89

Publisher: Scribner: 1999-07-07

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033107

ISBN: 0684853655

Condition: Collectible: Very Good

COLLECTIBLE: Signed First Edition. HARDCOVER. Very Good Condition. Binding tight, pages mostly clean: previous store's priced erased from front page. Light wrinkle to periphery of jacket. Slight blunting at head and tail of spine. Nice copy! View more info