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The Janus gate : an encounter with John Singer Sargent

Author: Douglas Rees
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill, 2006.
Series: Art encounters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
Summary:
Hired to paint a family portrait of four beautiful but mysterious daughters in late nineteenth-century Paris, artist John Singer Sargent enters a world populated by an emotionally unstable mother, a strange spirit, and a malevolent doll.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Rees
ISBN: 0823004066 9780823004065
OCLC Number: 62381153
Description: 165 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Art encounters.
Responsibility: by Douglas Rees.
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Everyone who looks at "The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit", the grand-scale painting by John Singer Sargent that hangs in Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, is drawn into its mysteries. This work  Read more...

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