• John Singer Sargent Group Portraits

    3 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was perhaps the leading portrait artist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. I've written about him several times on this blog, so use the Search tool at the right if you are interested in locating and reading those posts.
    As expected, most of the portraits he painted were of one subject only. Occasionally he would include two subjects and there were times he dealt with three or more. This post deals with examples of the latter case.
    The focus is on composition: how his subjects were posed.
    At this late date it's probably impossible to be sure whether...
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