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Sargent Portrait Drawings: 42 Works

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Portraiture is a demanding art requiring the artist to capture a likeness and render it revealing some hint of the personality behind the image. A two-pronged task, it requires great technical skill and an intuitive eye. In both these respects, John Singer Sargent stands out as a portrait artist of major stature.
Born in 1856 in Florence of American parents, Sargent showed
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Paperback, 48 pages
Published August 1st 1983 by Dover Publications
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Yasmine
Jun 07, 2016 Yasmine rated it it was amazing
I liked this book because it shows the sketchy side of his work and the complete look. I got a better understanding of how he draws and I'm constantly referencing his art in my own. It is affordable and I think a great book for any artist to own.
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Jan 05, 2013 Avedon Arcadio rated it liked it
For $6 I didn't know what to expect. But this thin helping of some of John's work is a nice preview into his beautiful drawings. Great for references although I wish they showed more finished works rather than some quick ones.
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