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John Singer Sargent watercolors

Author: John Singer SargentErica E HirshlerTeresa A CarboneBrooklyn Museum,Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,All authors
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : MFA Publications ; Brooklyn, N.Y. : Brooklyn Museum, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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John Singer Sargent's approach to watercolor was unconventional. Disregarding contemporary aesthetic standards that called for carefully delineated and composed landscapes filled with transparent washes, his confidently bold, dense strokes, loosely defined forms, and unexpected vantage points startled critics and fellow practitioners alike. One reviewer of an exhibition in London proclaimed him "an eagle in a
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Singer Sargent; Erica E Hirshler; Teresa A Carbone; Brooklyn Museum,; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
ISBN: 9780878467914 0878467912 9780878467921 0878467920
OCLC Number: 829243644
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Brooklyn Museum, Apr. 5-Jul. 28, 2013; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Oct. 13, 2013-Jan. 20, 2014; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Mar. 2-May 26, 2014.
Description: 247 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 x 30 cm.
Contents: Sargent and watercolor / Richard Ormond --
Sargent's watercolors: not for sale / Erica E. Hirshler --
In Venice / Erica E. Hirshler --
Water craft / Karen A. Sherry --
Arrangements in landscape / Janet Chen --
In Villa gardens / Teresa A. Carbone --
Bedouin encounter / Teresa A. Carbone --
Portraits at hand / Teresa A. Carbone --
Alpine summers / Janet Chen --
Idle hours / Connie H. Choi --
Mountain landscapes / Janet Chen --
The quarry / Karen A. Sherry --
Approaching the modern / Karen A. Sherry --
Sunlight on stone / Teresa A. Carbone --
Bringing back something fine / Annette Manick and Antoinette Owen.
Other Titles: Watercolors
Responsibility: Erica E. Hirshler and Teresa A. Carbone ; introduction by Richard Ormond ; technical essay by Annette Manick and Antoinette Owen ; contributions by Karen A. Sherry, Janet Chen, and Connie H. Choi.

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Experimenting with unusual compositions and new techniques, he reinvented himself aesthetically... far from stagnating Sargent was innovating in his watercolors.--Judith Dobrzynski "The New York Read more...

 
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