25 août 2009

"Sargent and the Sea ' @ the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C

John Singer Sargent, Whitby Fishing Boats, 1884, oil on canvas. Private Collection In Sargent and the Sea, the Corcoran Gallery of Art brings together for the first time more than 80 paintings, watercolors, and drawings depicting seascapes and coastal scenes from the early career of John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), the pre-eminent American expatriate painter of the late 19th century.  The Corcoran’s masterwork En route pour la pêche (Setting out to Fish) (1878), will serve as the centerpiece of the exhibition, and will be... [Lire la suite]