John Sargent

The Hon. Sir Evan Charteris

The career of John Sargent, perhaps the greatest painter of his time, and surely one of the greatest portrayers and interpreters of it in his famous portraits of its most eminent and most representative figures, is here chronicled in successive stages.

The figure of the hero stands out in high relief from the narrative which his personality pervades. A wealth of anecdote and of letters enriches the record of work, travel, and triumph, from student days under Carolus-Duran to the time when the presidency of the Royal Academy could have been his; and in all this opulent detail the character of the man overshadows even the distinction of the artist as the true theme of the book.


Published: March 28, 2016
Title: John Sargent
Author: The Hon. Sir Evan Charteris
ISBN: 9781786258588
Publisher: Golden Springs Publishing
Language: English
Formats: ePub

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