John Singer Sargent: Portraits Of The 1890S
This gorgeous book is the second volume of the definitive catalogue raisonné of the work of the American painter John Singer Sargent (1856–1925). It comprises over one-hundred and fifty formal portraits and portrait sketches in oil and watercolor that he painted between 1889 and 1900. The catalogued works have been grouped into chronological sections, each with its own introduction to set the part...
Series: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (Book 2)
Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre BA; First Edition edition (November 1, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.9 x 12.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 344090
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“I have purchased "Portraits of the 1890s" primarily for the images and I have to say that I am dissapointed. Sargent definitely deserves a monograph with better reproductions. I lost my initial desire to order remaining two books in this series (fort...”
cular 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 watercolor; 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 color. There is also an illustrated inventory of Sargent’s studio props and accessories and a cross-referenced checklist of the portraits in which they appear.