Описание: A John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonne that encompasses a remarkably productive sixteen-year span when Sargent`s creative energies were expressed in new and exciting aesthetic ventures. It chronicles Sargent`s lush and seductive outdoor scenes and his concern with the depiction of light - most fully realized in his "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose".
Автор: Hirshler, Erica E. Название: John Singer Sargent Watercolors ISBN: 0878467912 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780878467914 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: от 4574 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: John Singer Sargents approach to watercolour was unconventional. Disregarding late-nineteenth-century aesthetic standards that called for carefully delineated and composed landscapes filled with transparent washes, his confidently bold, dense strokes and loosely defined forms startled critics and fellow practitioners alike. One reviewer in England, where Sargent spent much of his adult life, called his work swagger watercolours. For Sargent, however, the watercolours were not so much about swagger as about a new way of thinking. In watercolour as opposed to oils his vision became more personal and his works more interconnected. Presenting nearly 100 works of art, this book is the first major publication of Sargents watercolours in twenty years. Each chapter highlights a different subject or theme that attracted the artists attention during his travels through Europe and the Middle East: sunlight on stone, figures reclining on grass, patterns of light and shadow. Insightful essays by the worlds leading experts enhance this book and introduce readers to the full sweep of Sargents accomplishments in the medium, in works that delight the eye as well as challenge our understanding of this prodigiously gifted artist.
Автор: Gallati, Barbara Dayer Название: John Singer Sargent ISBN: 1855145502 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855145504 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1143 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Featuring over forty highlights from John Singer Sargent’s portraits of artists, writers, actors and musicians alongside an introductory essay and an illustrated chronology, this book is the perfect accessible introduction to Sargent’s life and work.
Описание: The last in a series of books devoted to the work of John Singer Sargent (1856 1925), this volume covers the figure and landscape works that Sargent produced between 1914 and 1925. The story begins with the artist painting with friends on vacation in Austria in the summer of 1914, unaware that war was about to be declared. The following year, he began working in London on his ideas for the murals at the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, before spending two years in Boston and exploring other parts of America. While in Florida to paint a portrait of John D. Rockefeller, he produced a group of uniquely Floridian watercolors that are breathtaking arrangements of color, form, and light. In July 1918 he accepted an invitation from the British government to travel to the Somme battlefields as an official war artist. This experience led him to produce a remarkable group of works depicting troop movements, off-duty soldiers relaxing, and the studies for his epic canvas, "Gassed." Sargent returned to Boston in 1921 and 1922 to complete his mural projects, and visits to Maine and New Hampshire yielded numerous watercolors. Chapters on Sargent s materials and the framing of his pictures complete this remarkable project."
Автор: Ormond, Richard Название: Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Frends ISBN: 1855145456 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855145450 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4574 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) was the leading American portrait painter of his generation. This book showcases his portraits of artists, writers, actors and musicians, many of whom he knew well. These pictures were rarely the result of commissions, and Sargent was free to take a more radical approach to depicting the people he liked and admired than was possible in his formal portraiture.
Автор: Carter Ratcliff Название: John Singer Sargent ISBN: 0789207486 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789207487 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 6237 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The name of John Singer Sargent evokes paintings of marvelously gowned Edwardian belles, of brooding aristocrats and princes of industry-inshtful portraits executed with dazzling virtuosity. Sargent's enduring popularity has prompted a thoughtful reappraisal by prominent art critic Carter Ratcliff, who shows us the surprising breadth of the artist's work. Never before has a book so thoroughly represented that variety: 110 lavish color plates and more than 200 halftones convey the brillance of his portraits, the exuberance of his watercolors, the stately pomp of his murals. It is perhaps the watercolors that are most exciting to contemporary eyes-bold, spontaneous, and vividly hued, they have a breathtaking immediacy. Born in Florence in 1865 to American parents, Sargent spent a nomadic childhood before going to Paris to study painting. He learned quickly and by the 1880s had begun the steady climb to fame that ultimately placed him at the center of his world, with a circle of friends and rivals that included Henry James, Claude Monet, and James McNeill Whistler. When Sargent died in 1925, a childhood companion wrote in her memorial that "the summing up of a would-be biography must, I think be: He painted."
Описание: Throughout his career - and particularly in the period from 1898 to 1913 - John Singer Sargent painted the spectacular architecture of everyday life in Venice, as he sat alongside the Grand Canal or in a gondola in the sleepy side canals. This book presents the luminous masterworks that Sargent completed during that fertile 15-year period.
Автор: Sargent, John Singer Название: John Singer Sargent: The Early Portraits ISBN: 0300072457 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300072457 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 7277 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The first part of the catalogue raisonne of the works in oil, watercolour and pastel of John Singer Sargent, this volume catalogues portraits from 1874, when he
began training in Paris, early years in England and Sargent's first professional visit to America in 1887.
Автор: Warren Adelson Название: Sargent Abroad ISBN: 0789203847 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789203847 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 7069 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This book reveals a lesser-known aspect of John Singer Sargent's career.
Название: John Singer Sargent: Later Portraits ISBN: 0300098065 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300098068 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 7277 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This is the third and final volume of the catalogue raisonne of the American painter John Singer Sargent (1856-1925). It comprises over 200 portraits and portrait sketches in oil and watercolour, painted between 1900 and the artist`s death in 1925, along with detailed information about each work.
Автор: William, Sargent Название: Sea Level Rising ISBN: 0764332619 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764332616 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2540 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: On April 16, 2007, an early spring storm broke through Cape Cods barrier beach. Overnight, the citizens of Chatham had to contend with as much sea level rise as most communities will face in the next fifty years. A dozen homes were swept away in as many months and, today, a new inlet is aimed at the heart of the village. Another hundred houses and the third most lucrative fishing port in New England will be endangered in the coming years. Bill Sargent tells the story of this seemingly microcosmic event, but it is not unique. Nearly 200 other American coastal communities will face similar problems as their barrier beaches break down over the next twenty years. Sea Level Rising is a clarion call for coastal communities to prepare for the chronic effects of global warming. Most importantly, it puts a human face on global warming, arguably the gravest threat to ever face human civilization.
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