Publisher: Abbeville Press; 1 edition (September 1, 2001)
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Sargent's enduring reputation has triggered a considerate reappraisal via popular artwork critic Carter Ratcliff, who indicates us the superb breadth of the artist's paintings. by no means ahead of has a e-book so completely represented that sort: a hundred and ten lavish colour plates and greater than 2 hundred halftones exhibit the brilliance of his photos, the exuberance of his watercolors, the stately pomp of his work of art. it's might be the watercolors which are most enjoyable to modern eyes — daring, spontaneous, and vividly hued, they've got a wide ranging immediacy.Born in Florence in 1856 to American mom and dad, Sargent spent a nomadic early life prior to going to Paris to check portray. He discovered quick and by means of the Eighteen Eighties had all started the regular climb to repute that eventually positioned him on the heart of his international, with a circle of acquaintances and opponents that incorporated Henry James, Claude Monet, and James McNeill Whistler. while Sargent died in 1925, a adolescence spouse wrote in her memorial that "the summing up of a would-be biographer needs to, i believe be: He painted." it's the strikingly attractive result of that lifelong devotion to his artwork that glow during the pages of this incomparable publication.