John Singer Sargent
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Détail de « Léon Delafosse », par John Singer Sargent (ca. 1895/8). (Detail of “Léon Delafosse”, by John Singer Sargent (ca. 1895/8).)
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The story behind John Singer Sargent RA's 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose' | Blog | Royal Academy of Arts
With an exhibition of paintings by John Singer Sargent at the National Portrait Gallery, we take a look at one of this Royal Academician’s most famous works.
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Famous artist and portrait painter John Singer Sargent was known for painting wealthy aristocrats as well as the controversial painting: Madame X. Other oil portraits by John Singer Sargent include the famous Lady Agnew of Lochnaw.
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I found this great image online. you could just sense the paints thickness, he preached to let the paint retain the tracks of the brush. i have a little suspicion that as much as he squinted he would also blurred his vision with eyes wide open in order to eliminate the number of planes and detail, in order to see color mass and color variations. This is why i think he was among the greatest to capture flesh tones because he then was more able to see color by itself instead of color as the…
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This exhibition will recognize the sheer scale of Sargent’s achievement as a portrait draftsman.
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(detail) Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892. Oil on canvas (1856–1925) Scottish National Gallery
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John Singer Sargent | The Wyndham Sisters: Lady Elcho, Mrs. Adeane, and Mrs. Tennant | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artist: John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London). Date: 1899. Culture: American. Medium: Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 115 x 84 1/8 in. (292...
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