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John Singer Sargent
Figures and Landscapes 1908–1913: The Complete Paintings, Volume VIII

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray

After John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) determined to curtail his internationally successful portrait practice, he had more freedom to paint where and what he wanted.  Volume VIII of the John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonné transports us to the artist’s most beloved locations, often with his friends and family.  In the paintings featured here, Sargent returned to subjects that had always held deep personal connections and artistic challenges: mountains, streams, rocks and torrents, figures in repose, architecture and gardens, boats and shipping.  He had known and painted the Alps since childhood, and his new Alpine studies make up the greatest number of works in this book.

 

Beautifully designed, this volume represents a con...

The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

2014   424 pp.  420 color + 58 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300177367  $80.00

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