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Sargent and Italy

Author: Bruce Robertson; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.; Denver Art Museum.; et al
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
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"This extravagantly illustrated catalogue - published in association with a major transatlantic exhibition - evokes the romantic fascination with Italy that shines in the work of John Singer Sargent. Both beautiful and informative, this volume includes eighty-five color and fifty black-and-white images. It adds a new dimension to our appreciation of Sargent's art and will delight anyone who loves Italy, as Sargent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Expositions
In art
Named Person: John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Robertson; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.; Denver Art Museum.; et al
ISBN: 0691113289 9780691113289 9780691139449 069113944X
OCLC Number: 49711803
Notes: "Palazzo dei diamanti, Ferrara, Italy, September 22, 2002-January 6, 2003; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, February 2-May 11, 2003; Denver Art Museum, June 28-September 21, 2003"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-202) and index.
Description: 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Sargent's Italy 16 --
American Writers in Sargent's Italy / R.W.B. Lewis 30 --
Modern Life Subjects / Richard Ormond 50 --
Sargent's Venice 80 --
John Singer Sargent and Italian Renaissance Art / Stephanie L. Herdrich 98 --
In Sargent's Footsteps, 1900-1914 / Richard Ormond 116 --
Dressing Up: Subterfuge and Sublimation in the Alpine Paintings / Ilene Susan Fort 140 --
Sargent's People 162 --
Boston's Michelangelo / Jane Dini 174.
Responsibility: Bruce Robertson, editor ; essays by Jane Dini ... [et al.].
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