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Eye Candy for Today: Sargent’s Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose; John Singer Sargent Link is to a zoomable version on Google Art Project; downloadable, high-resolution file on Wikimedia Commons; original is in the Tate, Britain. One of my favorite paintings by Sargent (which is to say, one of my favorite paintings Read More …

Eye Candy for Today: Sargent’s Tyrolese Interior

Tyrolese Interior, John Singer Sargent In the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the zoom or download links under the image. Keenly observed and economically rendered, this beautifully evocative interior, bathed in light from an unseen window and set off with religious artifacts subtly revealed in Read More …

John Singer Sargent’s portrait drawings

John Singer Sargent, one of the best portrait painters of the 19th century, eventually tired of his role as a society portrait painter. In his later career he greatly reduced the number of formal portrait commissions he accepted, preferring to travel and pursue his own Read More …