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Old 07-22-2016, 06:21 PM
 
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This went with an exhibit, but still a pretty interesting biographical overview.

Sargent & His People by Jean Strouse | The New York Review of Books
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Old 07-22-2016, 10:55 PM
 
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Thanks for the link. Always liked "Madame X" with her strap down, too bad Sargent succumbed to public pressure:

"Madame X" - Masterworks by John Singer Sargent - Pictures - CBS News
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Old 07-28-2016, 02:18 PM
 
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Great painter by any standards.
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Old 07-21-2018, 01:33 PM
 
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yes, exquisite art. love the turn of the arm, delicate "crown" on the head, posture of the subject in profile. one can keep looking at this painting & find new details to admire & enjoy.
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Old 08-29-2018, 04:18 PM
 
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yes, exquisite art. love the turn of the arm, delicate "crown" on the head, posture of the subject in profile. one can keep looking at this painting & find new details to admire & enjoy.
And, for me, all the more fascinating that it was considered shocking at the time.
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