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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

Item# 80-025985 

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Details

  • Publisher: Skira Rizzoli
  • Pages: 256
  • Illustrations: Full color throughout
  • Dimensions: 9 3/4'' x 11 3/4''
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Authors:
  • ISBN: 9780847845279

Description

Description

By Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray

Accompanying a major exhibition, this is the first book devoted to the career of this renowned American painter through his brilliant portraits. John Singer Sargent (18561925) was one of the leading painters of his generation, whose captivating portraits are universally admired for their insight into character, radiance of light and color, and painterly fluency and immediacy. This unprecedented book showcases Sargent's cosmopolitan career in a new lightthrough his bold portraits of artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of them his close friendsgiving us a picture of the artist as an intellectual and connoisseur of the music, art, and literature of his day. Whether depicted in well-appointed interiors or en plein air, the cast of characters includes many famous subjects, among them Claude Monet, Auguste Rodin, Gabriel Faur, Vaslav Nijinsky, W. B. Yeats, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Henry James. Structured thematically and according to the places Sargent worked and livedParis, London, New York, Italy, and the Alpsthis book unites informative essays by noted scholars with a wealth of imagery to offer fresh insights into Sargent's life and work.

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