Описание: A revealing, interdisciplinary exploration of the brilliant visual quotations in the work of the celebrated grand-manner portraitist
Автор: Hirshler, Erica E. Название: John Singer Sargent Watercolors ISBN: 0878467912 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780878467914 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 6864 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Nearly 100 watercolors by John Singer Sargent from two major museum collections
John Singer Sargent's approach to watercolor was unconventional. Going beyond turn-of-the-century standards 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 of an exhibition in London proclaimed him "an eagle in a dove-cote"; another called his work "swagger" watercolors. For Sargent, however, the watercolors were not so much about swagger as about a renewed and liberated approach to painting. In watercolor, his vision became more personal and his works more interconnected, as he considered the way one image--often of a friend or favorite place--enhanced another. Sargent held only two major watercolor exhibitions in the United States during his lifetime. The contents of the first, in 1909, were purchased in their entirety by the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The paintings exhibited in the other, in 1912, were scooped up by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. John Singer Sargent Watercolors reunites nearly 100 works from these collections for the first time, arranging them by themes and subjects: sunlight on stone, figures reclining on grass, patterns of light and shadow. Enhanced by biographical and technical essays, and lavishly illustrated with 175 color reproductions, this publication introduces readers to the full sweep of Sargent's accomplishments in this medium, in works that delight the eye as well as challenge our understanding of this prodigiously gifted artist. The international art star of the Gilded Age, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was born in Italy to American parents, trained in Paris and worked on both sides of the Atlantic. Sargent is best known for his dramatic and stylish portraits, but he was equally active as a landscapist, muralist, and watercolor painter. His dynamic and boldly conceived watercolors, created during travels to Tuscan gardens, Alpine retreats, Venetian canals and Bedouin encampments, record unusual motifs that caught his incisive eye.
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.
Название: John Singer Sargent The Sensualist ISBN: 0300087446 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300087444 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4125 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The art of John Singer Sargent is sensual in its evocation of textures, atmosphere, body gestures and light. Trevor Fairbrother argues that viewing the artist as a sensualist connects otherwise conflicting elements of his oeuvre and offers a new interpretation of his life and work.
Автор: Barbara Gallati Название: John Singer Sargent ISBN: 1855146010 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855146013 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 1650 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: John Singer Sargent; Painting Friends features a fascinating selection of over forty of the artists portraits of his circle of associates artists, writers, actors and musicians, many of whom he knew well. In contrast to his well - known society portraits, these works were rarely the result of commissions, and so are often more informal and radical in style. Beautifully reproduced here, the selection includes portraits from major international public and private collections, along with extended captions that provide additional insight into Sargent's life and work.
Featuring an introductory essay by Barbara Dayer Gallati, Curator Emerita of American Art at the Brooklyn Musuem, and an illustrated chronology that places Sargent's work and sitters in the context of the artistic and cultural events of the time , this book is the perfect introduction to Sargent's portraiture.
Автор: Gallati, Barbara Dayer Название: John Singer Sargent ISBN: 1855145502 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781855145504 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 1650 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: 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".
Описание: From 1874 to 1882, John Singer Sargent produced more than 200 paintings and water-colours aside from portraiture, including figures in landscape settings, architectural studies, seascapes, subject paintings, and studies after old masters. This book discusses these pictures. Each painting is documented with exhibition history and bibliography.
Описание: This cumulative index includes a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have been referenced in the catalogue project.
Автор: Carter Ratcliff Название: John Singer Sargent ISBN: 0789207486 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780789207487 Издательство: Abbeville Press Рейтинг: Цена: 8817 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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