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Beauty's Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America

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Named after a series of charity shows held by the New York social elite during the 1890s, Beauty's Legacy examines the remarkable resurgence of portraiture in the United States at the end of the nineteenth century. It features over fifty paintings, including works by John Singer Sargent, William Bouguereau, and James Montgomery Flagg, and twenty-five miniature portraits of ...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published November 5th 2013 by GILES
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Nov 08, 2013 Judy rated it really liked it
Excellent social history of NY society and the artists who memorialized them. Drawn mostly from the New York Historical Society's collection so not all the Gilded Age portraitists are included.
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