John Sargent

by Charteris, Evan Sir

Publisher: C. Scribner"s Sons in New York

Written in English
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  • Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

Edition Notes

Statementby the Hon. Evan Charteris, K.C., with reproductions from his paintings and drawings.
LC ClassificationsND237.S3 C4
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 308 p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6703332M
LC Control Number27014260

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Early life. John Singer Sargent, the son of an American doctor, was born in Florence in He studied painting in Italy and France and in caused a sensation at the Paris Salon with his painting of Madame Gautreau.

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There was a time, not so many years ago, when it was a foregone conclusion that the study of a major artistic or literary figure was motivated by admiration.

Sargent's enduring popularity has prompted a thoughtful reappraisal by prominent art critic Carter Ratcliff, who shows us the surprising breadth of the artist's work.

Never before has a book so thoroughly represented that variety: lavish color plates and more than halftones convey the brilliance of his portraits, the exuberance of his watercolors, the stately pomp of his murals.

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John Singer Sargent's Painting Techniques. Notes derived from a number of resources including: Craig Mullins.

20 Master's Paintings (on Pinterest) General Procedure. Painting is an interpretation of tone through the medium of color drawn with the brush.

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