I always like seeing the same subject painted by different artists. Very interesting to see what the artist chooses to focus on, and how he wants to tell his story. These are both portraits of Mme Pierre Gautreau.
Left: John Singer Sargent, Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau) (1883-1884), Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, oil on canvas, 208.6 x 109.9cm
Right: Gustave Courtois, Madame Gautreau (1891), Musée d'Orsay, Paris, oil on canvas, 62.01 x 58.5cm