August 16, 2022 at 12:37 am

This Iconic Painting That Ruined a Model’s Life

by Ashley Dreiling

While art is no stranger to controversy and scandal, this particular painting, displayed in 1884, completely altered the lives of those involved.

Madame X” was painter John Singer Sargent‘s ticket to the Paris art world, but instead, the painting led him to flee the country and destroyed the model’s reputation forever.

Watch the video and learn what went wrong.

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