She Became One of the Greats — It Started With a Simple Exercise

In New York City, sometime around the beginning of the twentieth century, a young art student sat for a portrait.

The artist who painted this portrait won a prestigious award for that portrait. The young woman who sat for the portrait suddenly became a sought-after model. She could actually earn money sitting for portraits.

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