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  • Ann Roehrs

    Mme Gautreau (1891) by Gustave Courtois Madame Gautreau had been the subject of the infamous Madame X painting by John Singer Sargent seven years prior to this painting.

  • Julie Doornbos

    Gustave-Claude-Etienne Courtois - Portrait de Madame Gautreau (1891) - Amelie Gautreau had this portrait painted years after the famous Madame X painting by Sargent. It was her response to the controversy surrounding her lowered shoulder strap in that earlier painting.

  • David J

    ...A view of " Madame X " before she was infamously painted by Sargeant....and was just Virginie Gauteau from Louisiana...

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