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John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent

by Edmund Swinglehurst, John Singer Sargent
     
 
Never has an artist been more exalted or vilified throughout his career and afterwards. John Singer Sargent was best known for his remarkable portraits, mostly high-society commissions, which many of his critics hailed as mere "art applied to social requirement and social ambition." However, no one can deny the opulence with which he portrayed his wealthy patrons,

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Never has an artist been more exalted or vilified throughout his career and afterwards. John Singer Sargent was best known for his remarkable portraits, mostly high-society commissions, which many of his critics hailed as mere "art applied to social requirement and social ambition." However, no one can deny the opulence with which he portrayed his wealthy patrons, nor the luminosity of his other subject matter, be it foreign landscapes, people or architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571452702
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Publication date:
05/07/2002
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.68(w) x 12.24(h) x 0.80(d)

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