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Sargent and the sea

Author: Sarah Cash; John Singer Sargent
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press ; Washington, D.C. : Corcoran Gallery of Art, ©2009.
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From the Publisher: As a young man the American painter John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was passionate about the sea and deeply knowledgeable about ships and seafaring. Between the ages of 18 and 23 he started his career as a professional painter with a remarkable range of maritime works that form the subject of this exhibition and book. The key works are the two versions of the Oyster Gatherers of Cancale, painted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Cash, Sarah.
Sargent and the sea.
New Haven : Yale University Press ; Washington, D.C. : Corcoran Gallery of Art, ©2009
(OCoLC)653453342
Named Person: John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Cash; John Singer Sargent
ISBN: 9780300143607 0300143605 0886750822 9780886750824
OCLC Number: 317471757
Description: xvi, 169 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 30 cm
Contents: Sargent and the sea : introduction / Richard Ormond --
Uncharted waters / Erica E. Hirshler --
Sargent's scrapbook of the 1870s / Stephanie L. Herdrich --
Testing the waters : Sargent and Cancale / Sarah Cash --
Bladders and blue shadows : "Neapolitan children bathing" / Marc Simpson.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Cash ; with essays by Sarah Cash [and others].

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As a young man the American painter John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was passionate about the sea and deeply knowledgeable about ships and seafaring. This scrapbook relates Sargent's freely handled  Read more...

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"Working your way through this revelatory catalogue and exhibition, you feel like a witness at the creation of a genius." -Bob Duggan, BigThink.com -- Bob Duggan BigThink.com "With brilliant and Read more...

 
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