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Great Expectations: John Singer Sargent Painting Children

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Sargent's reputation is often defined by his remarkable achievements as a painter of sophisticated society portraits. However, as this innovative examination of his career reveals, he created a significant number of childrens portraits and genre paintings featuring children. The title of the book makes ironic reference to Charles Dickens's famous novel Great Expectations, ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2004 by Bulfinch (first published January 1st 2004)
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