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The watercolors of John Singer Sargent

Author: Carl Little; John Singer Sargent
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998.
Series: A Chameleon book
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) stands among the great watercolorists, shoulder to shoulder with J.M.W. Turner, Winslow Homer and other masters of this difficult medium. Sargent's early watercolor sketches served as studies for oil paintings and portrait commissions. After 1900 watercolor became the preferred medium for expressing his personal artistic vision. Often spontaneous, these watercolors are masterworks."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Little, Carl.
Watercolors of John Singer Sargent.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)742271847
Named Person: John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent; John Singer Sargent
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Little; John Singer Sargent
ISBN: 0520219694 9780520219694 0520219708 9780520219700
OCLC Number: 39796497
Notes: "A Chameleon book"--Title page verso.
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: John Singer Sargent, Watercolorist --
Studies and Portraits --
Venice --
North Africa and the Middle East --
In the Mountains --
Gardens, Fountains and Statuary --
Italy, Spain, Greece and Great Britain --
Florida --
World War I --
The Canadian Rockies and New England.
Series Title: A Chameleon book
Responsibility: Carl Little ; picture editor & designer, Arnold Skolnick.
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This text places the accomplishments of artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) in the context of his life and time and discusses his extraordinary watercolour technique.  Read more...

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