John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent In John Singer Sargent Trevor Fairbrother Deputy Director for Art and John and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern Art at the Seattle Art Museum presents a rich and thoughtful interpretation of Sargent

Sargent The Complete Works johnsingersargent John Singer Sargent January , April , was the most successful portrait painter of his era, as well as a gifted landscape painter and watercolorist Sargent was born in Florence, Italy to American parents. John Singer Sargent John Singer Sargent Painter Biography John Singer Sargent was an Italian born American painter whose portraits of the wealthy and privileged provide an enduring image of Edwardian age society. John Singer Sargent paintings and drawings WikiArt John Singer Sargent s rd nt January , April , was an American artist, considered the leading portrait painter of his generation for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury. Biography of Sargent John Singer Sargent 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 John Singer Sargent American painter Britannica John Singer Sargent John Singer Sargent, Italian born American painter whose elegant portraits provide an enduring image of Edwardian Age society The wealthy and privileged on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean came to his studio in London to be immortalized.

  • Title: John Singer Sargent
  • Author: Trevor J. Fairbrother
  • ISBN: 9780810938335
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In John Singer Sargent, Trevor Fairbrother, Deputy Director for Art and John and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern Art at the Seattle Art Museum, presents a rich and thoughtful interpretation of Sargent and his art Fairbrother explores the opposing elements that made Sargent a complex figure and a great artist he accepted his New England Puritan heritage but, for the mostIn John Singer Sargent, Trevor Fairbrother, Deputy Director for Art and John and Mary Shirley Curator of Modern Art at the Seattle Art Museum, presents a rich and thoughtful interpretation of Sargent and his art Fairbrother explores the opposing elements that made Sargent a complex figure and a great artist he accepted his New England Puritan heritage but, for the most part, lived grandly in Europe he achieved wealth and fame as a portraitist while hoping that his murals in Boston cultural institutions would win him a loftier reputation his art revels in the sumptuous effects of brilliant paint surfaces but Sargent himself was shy and retiring in public the worldy, sophisticated persona of a preeminent artist of the Gilded Age may have concealed a conflicted sexuality.

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    1. not actually sure that this is the book I read Can't fault Sargent's exquisite paintings, but the book itself was somewhat poorly written

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