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: 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."
Описание: This gorgeous Audubons Watercolors 2017 Wall Calendar will charm art lovers, bird lovers, and naturalists alike. Featuring some of the most well-known of Audubons birds, including Barn Swallow, Purple Finch, Great Blue Heron, and the Snowy Owl.
John James Audubons original watercolors for his monumental collection The Birds of America remain some of the most beautiful American paintings ever made.
Автор: Cikovsky Nicolai Jr. Название: Winslow Homer Watercolors ISBN: 0789327082 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789327086 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 2396 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: From the beautiful mountains and streams of Canada and the Adirondacks to the sandy beaches of New England, from the picturesque coasts of English villages to the sunny shores of the Bahamas, Winslow Homer captured in his paintings the true magnificence of nature. For more than thirty years between 1873 and 1905, Winslow Homer turned to watercolors during his working vacations, concentrating on capturing the spirit of each place he visited with both spontaneity and intensity. Many of Homer’s most beautiful paintings focus on the interaction between humans and nature—a hunter carrying a deer on his shoulders, a man fishing from a small canoe, a girl lounging and reading in the grass, a young man driving cattle, a fisherman’s family anxiously watching for his return. It is Homer’s understanding of this important relationship between humans and nature that makes his paintings so intriguing. Winslow Homer Watercolors reproduces the best of these paintings. Large color plates allow these reproductions to be appreciated almost as much as the originals. Accompanying the more than 100 color plates is an eloquent introduction and detailed chronology of Homer’s life and artistic development. This stunning volume allows one to experience nature through the eyes of one of America’s greatest painters. It is a vision of nature from a century ago that is still appreciated today.
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.
Описание: This book focuses exclusively on masterful drawings, watercolors, and pastels from 19th-century France.
Spanning the period from Romanticism to Neo-Impressionism, this beautiful book reveals the extraordinary richness, diversity, and inventiveness that fueled a remarkably creative period of French drawing — called »the paper century« in the opening essay. Brilliant drawings by Degas, Monet, Cezanne, Gauguin, and Seurat as well as by many of their peers allow for a close inspection of such key artistic movements as Realism, Impressionism, and the art of the Nabis and Symbolists. With some 150 color reproductions, this volume serves as a perfect introduction to the exquisite techniques and talents of artists whose work continues to inspire and amaze.
Описание: A beautifully illustrated collection of landscape paintings, whose varied subjects and composition styles evoke the artist`s keen sense of modernity
Автор: Ormond, Richard Название: John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the 1890s ISBN: 0300090676 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300090673 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 6064 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This is the second volume of the catalogue raisonne of the work of the American painter John Singer Sargent (1856-1925). It comprises over 150 formal
portraits and portrait sketches in oil and watercolour that he painted between 1889 and 1900. The catalogued works have been grouped into chronological sections, each with its own
introduction to set the particular group in context.
In addition, an overall introduction places Sargent in the context of European portraiture of the past and of his own time.
Each work is documented in depth: entries include traditional data about the painting or watercolour; details of the work's provenance, exhibition history, and bibliography; a short
biography of the sitter; a discussion of the circumstances in which the work was created; and a critical discussion of its subject matter, style, and significance in Sargent's career. With
very few exceptions, all the works are reproduced in colour.
There is also an illustrated inventory of Sargent's studio props and accessories and a cross-referenc
d checklist of the portraits in which they appear.
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."
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