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OUT OF THE BACKGROUND: CECILIA BEAUX AND THE ART OF PORTRAITURE
By Tara Leigh Tappert
Cecilia Beaux establishes the exception to the rule that though the feminine sex may imitate in art they lack power to create initial objects, for she works as the one woman in a thousand who has no man standing between herself and her productions.
- Homer St. Gaudens, 1905
To My Mother, Carol Louise Zannoth Tappert, And To The
Memory of My Paternal Grandmother, Helen Jennett Tappert Hedegaard, Two
Other Spirited Women of My Life
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