The portrait of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw by John Singer Sargent is an oil on canvas painting depicting the wife of Sir Andrew Noel Agnew, 9th Baronet. The painting was commissioned in 1892 and is deemed to be one of Sargent’s masterpieces. It is characterized by its high-key palette, precise brushwork, and its expression ofContinue reading “Portrait of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw by John Singer Sargent”
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Happy Birthday, John Singer Sargent
If you are one of those who enjoy statistical probabilities, then you would agree with me that John Singer Sargent has a high likelihood of appearing in an art gallery. This was my thought when I entered the Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Aberdeen, Scotland. I was not disappointed. Mrs. J. W. Crombie, an oilContinue reading “Happy Birthday, John Singer Sargent”
A Paris Scandal – Madame X
“I have a great desire to paint her portrait and have reason to think she would allow it and is waiting for someone to propose this homage to her beauty. If you are ‘bien avec elle’ and will see her in Paris, you might tell her I am a man of prodigious talent.” John SingerContinue reading “A Paris Scandal – Madame X”
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