Virginie Amelie Avegno Gautreau

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Virginie Amelie Avegno Gautreau was a white Creole New Orleans heiress who became a Parisian socialite. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1859/01/29 Virginie Amelie Avegno is born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the daughter of Anatole Placide Avegno and Marie Virginie de Ternant of Parlange Plantation, a descendant of French nobility. Born Parlange Plantation House Mix
1867/00/00 Virginia and her widowed mother move to France, where she is educated in Paris and introduced to high French society. Life Battle of Shiloh
1884/00/00 'Madame X' is exhibited at Salon 1884. Created in 30 sessions, Sargent chose the black dress (or two-piece skirt and bodice drawn in at the waist). Originally sketched as missing, one of Madame X's dress straps is shown off her shoulder. Subject Madame X Salon of 1884
1915/07/25 Virginie Amelie Avegno Gautreau dies in Cannes. She was buried in the Gautreau family crypt at their Chateau des Chenes in Saint-Malo, Brittany. Died Madame X Brittany France
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