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"Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful"

Claudia, TAG Member

Posted: Monday, April 30, 2012

Virginie Avegno Gautreau (Madame X) was twenty-four when John Singer Sargent painted her portrait. He originally painted it with the right strap of her dress hanging off her shoulder, but the work received such criticism at the 1884 Parisian salon exhibition that he later repainted the strap. When Sargent sold this portrait to the Met, he asked the Museum to title the work Madame X so that she and her family would not be shamed by the painting's reception.

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Renaissance Fashion and Dress Codes

Evelin, TAG Member

Posted: Monday, March 5, 2012

Did you know there were dress codes in fifteenth-century Italy?

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Young, Stylish, and Venetian

Jimmy, TAG Member

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2012

I chose to learn more about Portrait of a Young Man by Jacometto Veneziano because I was fascinated by how the young man's black clothing blends into the dark background of the painting.

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The Ideal Woman

Jamilah, TAG Member

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2012

Do you know what the ideal woman looked like during the Renaissance?

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