02 novembre 2010

"Sargent and Impressionism" @ Adelson Galleries

John Singer Sargent, By the River, circa 1888-1889. Oil on canvas, 78.7 x 63.5 cm. Private collection Sargent and Impressionism – an exceptional selection of landscapes and interiors painted by John Singer Sargent – will be on view at Adelson Galleries from November 4 through December 18, 2010. Culled from museum and private collections in the United States and abroad, the exhibition’s 28 oil paintings, three watercolors and one ink drawing date from 1883 to 1889. Known as the artist’s Impressionist period, Sargent spent the... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2010

"John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women" @ The Fenimore Art Museum

"Lady Eden" by John Singer Sargent. REUTERS/The Fenimore Art Museum NEW YORK (REUTERS).- The Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown, New York, will exhibit portraits of women by American artist John Singer Sargent starting in May in what curators say is the first major exhibition of its kind. "Portraits in Praise of Women" will be the first large-scale exhibition that draws together a substantial selection of Sargent's (1856-1925) portraits of women, a central body of his work that is often overlooked, according... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2010

Sargent Masterpiece Travels to Spain for Meeting with Velazquez's "Las Meninas"

Diego Velázquez, "Las Meninas", 1656. Museo Nacional del Prado BOSTON, MA.- An historic meeting among some of the art world’s most enigmatic young ladies will take place at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, where John Singer Sargent’s "The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit" (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1882) and Diego Velázquez’s "Las Meninas" (Museo Nacional del Prado, 1656) will be shown together for the first time. On view March 16 through May 30 as part of the Prado’s series "The... [Lire la suite]
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]
10 août 2009

The Manuel March Collection from Son Galcerán, Mallorca @ Christie's on October 2009

London – Christie’s announces an important two day auction of The Manuel March Collection from Son Galcerán, Mallorca, which will take place in London on 28 and 29 October. This connoisseur’s collection embraces over 500 lots of Old Master and 19th Century Pictures, European Furniture, Silver, Russian works of art and European Sculpture, the core of which once formed a part of one of the greatest European collections assembled in the 20th century.Pedro Girao, Chairman of Christie’s European Advisory Board and Orlando Rock,... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2009

Quote : John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), Madame Pierre Gautreau), 1883–84, Oil on canvas, 82 1/8 x 43 1/4 in. (208.6 x 109.9 cm), Arthur Hoppock Hearn Fund, 1916 (16.53) © 2000–2009 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend. John Singer Sargent
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06 juin 2009

Quote : John Singer Sargent

"Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh". John Singer Sargent
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03 juin 2009

'American Impressionism and Realism: A Landmark Exhibition from the Met' @ the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane

Mary Cassatt (1844-1926). The Cup of Tea c.1880–81. Oil on canvas 92.4 x 65.4 cm From the Collection of James Stillman, Gift of Dr. Ernest G. Stillman 1922 Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York BRISBANE.- American Impressionism and Realism: A Landmark Exhibition from the Met makes available to Australian audiences, for the first time and on an unprecedented scale, a selection of 71 paintings from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition opened May 30 at the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane, the... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2009

John Singer Sargent's Rotunda open @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,

Sketch for Atlas and the Hesperides, 1922–24. Oil and graphite on canvas. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The Sargent Collection. Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Violet Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MA.- Considered one of the greatest portraitists of his generation, John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) set aside portraiture in 1907 to pursue what he deemed a more challenging artistic endeavor—mural design. His ambitious achievements in this genre grace the Dome... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2009

John Singer Sargent

Drawing of Yeats by John Singer Sargent, 1908 "Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh". John Singer Sargent John Singer Sargent, est un peintre américain, né en 1856 à Florence (Italie) et mort en 1925 à Londres. Élève de Carolus-Duran et de Léon Bonnat, il étudie à l'école des Beaux Arts de Paris. Il est un ami ou un proche de grands artistes de l'époque, comme Claude Monet, Paul Helleu, Gabriel Fauré ou encore Edmund Gosse. Sargent est particulièrement connu pour son habileté dans les portraits,... [Lire la suite]
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