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|Named Person:||John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marc Simpson; John Singer Sargent; Richard Ormond; H Barbara Weinberg; Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.
|ISBN:||0300071779 9780300071771 0931102383 9780931102387|
|Notes:||Published to accompany the exhibition of the same title held at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, June 20-Sept. 14, 1997.|
|Description:||xiii, 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword / Michael Conforti --
Introduction / Richard Ormond --
Sargent and Carolus-Duran / H. Barbara Weinberg --
Sargent and His Critics / Marc Simpson --
Catalogue / Marc Simpson. hing and Experimentation, 1877-1880. "Away for Venice," 1880-1882. "Crispation de Nerfs" 1880-1887. Appendix: Sargent's Exhibition History, 1877-1887.
|Responsibility:||Marc Simpson ; with Richard Ormond & H. Barbara Weinberg.|
The authors contend the canvases present a fresh view of Sargent's aspirations and ambitions, representing a metaphoric self-portrait of the artist as a young man. The early paintings, their relationship to one another, and their reception also shed light on the complex, cosmopolitan art world in which Sargent lived.