John Singer Sargent


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United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)

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Positing the art of biography as an act of resurrection and possession, "Palmerino" brings to life a vividly detailed, subtly erotic tale about secret loves and the fascinating artists and intellectuals - Oscar Wilde, John Singer Sargent, Henry James, Robert Browning, Bernard Berenson - who challenged and inspired each other during an age of repression.
Over two hundred color images of her paintings and sketches accompany comparisons of these works to major contemporaries such as Winslow Homer and John Singer Sargent, demonstrating how her art has both been influenced and shaped by her approaches.
The other reason is that in the US, where he was known primarily as a portrait painter (although he did much more), Zorn was overshadowed by John Singer Sargent, while in Europe he was eclipsed by Edvard Munch.
Painter John Singer Sargent painted the portraits of these dramatically beautiful people and their pampered offspring, Henry James immortalised the times in novels such as Portrait of a Lady and The Age of Innocence, while dress designers such as Worth and Paul Poiret (along with the jewellers Lalique, Fontenay, Faberge or the Italian geniuses Castellani and Giuliano) showed these newly rich types the worth of a Paris designer label or a famous signature on a gold pin in their new social circles.
Other artists in the top ten include John William Waterhouse, John Everett Millais, Francis Bacon, John Singer Sargent, Alfred Wallis and James Whistler.
8221; Other artists named on the 2013 Valentine's Day Top 10 Romantic Oil Paintings list include Paul Gauguin, Martin Johnson Heade, Edward Hopper, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, John Singer Sargent, and Egon Schiele.
Popular with painters and poets famous neighbours on Tite Street would have once included artists John Singer Sargent and James McNeill Whistler.
Inside was a portrait of Sears by artist John Singer Sargent as well as news clippings on Sears's accomplishments.
The list of featured celebrated visual artists includes John Singer Sargent, Christopher Wood, Cecil Beaton, David Hockney and Tom Phillips.
The artist, American portrait painter John Singer Sargent, used it to show off his ability to depict the gorgeously attired female form.
2) While their eleven male counterparts are poets (Ben Jonson), playwrights (David Garrick), novelists (Charles Dickens), filmmakers (Akira Kurosawa, Sam Wanamaker), and actors (Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh, Patrick Stewart, Leonardo DiCaprio, Paul Robeson, and David Tennant), the two female icons in the Birthplace Trust are both actresses, leading one to speculate as to whether female iconicity comes from being gazed upon like the now iconic John Singer Sargent painting of Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth.
John Singer Sargent was a master draftsman who did many preliminary sketches before undertaking a final painting.
Portrait Study for Head of Moses, by John Singer Sargent.
It was one of the most iconic and celebrated theatre costumes of the time, immortalised by the John Singer Sargent portrait now on display at the Tate Gallery.
Despite its sexual frankness, An Object of Beauty reminds me of those novels of manners written by Edith Wharton and William Dean Howells back when John Singer Sargent was painting members of the enviable class.