Comments: John Singer Sargent, Portrait of Madame X (Study, 1883)

This was considered scandalous at the time Sargent painted it, too "sexy" for the mores of the day. Especially the strapless shoulder. Sacre bleu!

Posted by waltj at November 29, 2012 8:24 PM

This was considered scandalous

That sent me off to google "winslow homer sexy", but all I could find was boatporn.

Posted by chuck at December 1, 2012 6:32 PM

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