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Author Herdrich, Stephanie L., author.

Title Sargent : the masterworks / Stephanie L. Herdrich.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Rizzoli Electra, a division of Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  759.13 HER    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  759.13 SARGENT    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  759.13 HER    Check Shelf
Description 221 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 29 cm
Summary An introduction to the painter's work, 'Sargent: The Masterworks' features 100 of his most beloved paintings. Illustrating all aspects of his diverse oeuvre portraits, landscapes, mural commissions in oil and watercolour, this handsome new book includes works from both private and public collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art's infamous 'Madame X'. Author Stephanie L. Herdrich draws on a wealth of new research to provide both an essential overview and a more nuanced understanding of the great American painter. Richly illustrated, the book s three chapters cover the artist s career from his childhood and early years in Paris, to his mid-career portraits made in England and United States, and his later years painting out of doors. An illustrated chronology contains fascinating details and archival imagery about the artist s life. Sargent's cosmopolitan upbringing and education made him perfectly suited to capture the upwardly mobile bourgeoisie and aristocrats of his era, creating sensual portraits that depict his sitters with startling vibrancy. Though he achieved tremendous success in portraiture, Sargent focused on painting outdoors after 1900, achieving the most brilliant and personal images of his career. One of the greatest portraitists and watercolourists of his time, Sargent remains one of the most well-known and well-loved of all American artists.
Contents Sargent in Paris and beyond : early career to 1887 -- Professional success : Sargent in the United States and England, 1887-1925 -- Beyond the portrait studio, 1900-1925 -- Chronology.
Subject Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925. (OCoLC)fst00006216
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925. (DE-588)118794582
Painters -- United States -- Biography.
Watercolor painting, American.
Portrait painting, American.
Painters. (OCoLC)fst01050530
Portrait painting, American. (OCoLC)fst01072181
Watercolor painting, American. (OCoLC)fst01172545
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Container of (work): Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925. Paintings. Selections.
ISBN 9780847862399 (hardcover)
0847862399 (hardcover)
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