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Painting Religion in Public: John Singer Sargent's Triumph of Religion at the Boston Public Library

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A brilliant painter of society portraits, John Singer Sargent also devoted many years at the height of his career to a project of an entirely different order: an ambitious, multi-media decoration titled "Triumph of Religion" (1890-1919) for the Boston Public Library. The library cycle Sargent imagined as his most important work, however, would ultimately remain unfinished,
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Paperback, 376 pages
Published October 21st 2001 by Princeton University Press (first published October 1st 1999)
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