By Alberta Gnugnoli
John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) used to be an American artist, thought of the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian period luxurious. in the course of his occupation, he created approximately 900 oil work and greater than 2,000 watercolors, in addition to numerous sketches and charcoal drawings. His oeuvre files around the world trip, from Venice to the Tyrol, Corfu, the center East, Montana, Maine, and Florida.
Un eccellenza conquistata senza sforzo
la consacrazione londinese
Ritorno alle "origini"
Il piacere della pittura
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