"It was 'The Return of spring', the much-discussed nude by Bouguereau, that Beaufort had had the audacity to hang in plain sight. Archer enjoyed such challenges to convention. He questioned conformity in private, but in public he upheld family and tradition. This was a world balanced so precariously, that its harmony could be shattered by a whisper"
['The Age of Innocence', Edith Wharton | 1993's screenplay by Jay Cocks & Martin Scorcese]