• Up Close: Sargent's Fumée d'ambre gris

    25 days ago - By Art Contrarian

    Fumée d'ambre gris 1880, is one of John Singer Sargent's most interesting paintings.
    It and some outstanding works by Sargent and others can be seen at the Clark art museum in Williamstown, Massachusetts at the northwest corner of the state.
    Here is what the Clark website has to say about the painting.
    Below are some photos I took in September using my iPhone. The room where Fumée and the other stars of the collection are displayed was too dark for my regular camera to take photos without the flash.
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