Cecilia Beaux: A Modern Painter in the Gilded Age

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"Miss Beaux is not only the greatest woman painter, but the best that has ever lived." ―William Merritt Chase, 1899 Author Alice A. Carter expertly traces Cecilia Beaux's fascinating and unconventional life, from her privileged Philadelphia childhood to her successful penetration into the male-dominated inner circle of the art world of Paris, Philadelphia, and New York. Carter reveals how Beaux's passion for her work and her headstrong spirit enabled her to achieve professional success unrivaled by any other female ...

Cecilia Beaux: A Modern Painter in the Gilded Age 2005, Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN-13: 9780847827084

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