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Arts Everyday Living: Artistry of Parisian Hats—Perfect for Riding or for Walks by the Sea

  In spire of being mainly self-taught, French artist Jacques-Emile Blanche (1861-1942) became a successful portraitist—his commissions included Marcel Proust, Edgar Degas, and James Joyce.  However, he was also an expert at depicting fashionable hats whether the petite chapeau of Mademoiselle Meuriot above or the wide-brimmed bonnet of the unknown woman below.    

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