John Singer Sargent
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 brilliance of his portraits, the exuberance of his watercolors, the stately pomp...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Abbeville Press
(first published January 1st 1986)
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My favourite painter of all time. Beautiful large colour prints and a very fluidly written accompanying biography. I usually leave it open to 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose' and it never fails to lure in an unsuspecting visitor. Well, it would if anyone ever came to visit me. Which they don't.