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STRAPLESS: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madam X

Date: 11 Feb 2021, 7:00pm - 8:00pm (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


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SAVE THE DATE - THURSDAY FEB 11  7 PM

Please join AFW for an evening with Deborah Davis to talk about her novel STRAPLESS: John  Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madam X

The true story behind the portrait of an american socialite in Paris of La Belle Epoque , the scandal it generated and the demise it brought for the model and the painter.

The Portrait is exposed at the Met in NY.

The author will present her book and answer questions live on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11 at 7 pm.

The novel STRAPLESS was published by Penguin Random House in 2003.

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About the Author:

Deborah Davis is the author of 10 books, including My Love Story, which she cowrote with music legend Tina Turner, Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X, Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black and White Ball, Gilded:How Newport Became the Richest Resort in America, The Oprah Winfrey Show: Reflections on an American Legacy, Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner that Shocked a Nation, which won the prestigious Phillis Wheatley Award for best work of History in 2013, and was nominated for an NAACP Image Award; Fabritius and the Goldfinch, which Amazon named one of the Best Books of 2014., and The Trip: Andy Warhol¹s Plastic-Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure, the story of Warhol¹s kaleidoscopic road-trip to Hollywood and back in 1963.

Reading the book before the event is highly recommended.

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