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Ormond, Richard

Summary: Many of the sitters in this collection were John Singer Sargent's close friends. They are posed informally, sometimes in the act of painting or singing, and it is evident from the bold way they confront us that they are personalities of a creative stamp. Brilliant as these pictures are as works of art and penetrating studies of character, they are also records of relationships, allegiances,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The National Portrait Gallery 2015

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 702 SARGENT ORM

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Davis, Deborah

Summary: Shares the story behind the creation of Sargent's famous painting, which propelled the artist to fame but condemned his young subject to a lifetime of ridicule and self-loathing due to the work's perceived sexuality.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin Group 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 759.13 DAV

Lucey, Donna M.

Summary: "In this seductive, multilayered biography, based on original letters and diaries, Donna M. Lucey illuminates four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. With uncanny intuition, Sargent hinted at the mysteries and passions that unfolded in his subjects' lives. Elsie Palmer traveled between her father's Rocky Mountain castle and the medieval...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LUC

Fairbrother, Trevor J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seattle Art Museum 2000

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 FAI

Ratcliff, Carter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abbeville Press 1982

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 RAT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 1998

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.13 SAR

Jennings, Kate F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: JG Press 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 759.1 JEN

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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