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Sargent"s women

by John Singer Sargent

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Published by Adelson Galleries in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sargent, John Singer, -- 1856-1925 -- Exhibitions,
  • Sargent, John Singer, -- 1856-1925 -- Themes, motives,
  • Women in art -- Exhibitions,
  • Portrait painting, American -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsDavis, Deborah, 1952-, Kilmurray, Elaine, Ormond, Richard, Adelson Galleries
    The Physical Object
    Pagination151 p. :
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17126744M
    ISBN 100974162108

    Aug 22,  · Fascinating Book / Wrong Narrator This is a well-written story about the lives of women of the Gilded Age who all had their portraits painted by Sargent. The author has done an excellent job of wading through masses of primary documents to give us an intimate portrait of a unique period in vintage-memorabilia.com: Highbridge, A Division of Recorded Books. “Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas” consists of four novella-length biographies of women who sat for the painter. Lucey’s prose can be breathless, even gossipy.

    Sargent's Women | In this seductive, multilayered biography, based on original letters and diaries, Donna M. Lucey illuminates four extraordinary women painted by Brand: W. W. Norton & Company. Media in category "Female portrait paintings by John Singer Sargent" The following files are in this category, out of total. (previous page) ().

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Aug 22,  · By no means a formal academic book in the conventional sense, "Sargent's Women" is instead a more accessible and entertaining account on the lives of four of the women whose portraits John Singer Sargent painted/5.

Jul 24,  · In Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas, [Lucey] does more of what she does best, creating a rollicking snow globe version of an almost unimaginable world of wealth, crackpot notions of self-improvement and high-flying self-indulgence woven around an often passionate commitment to, deep admiration for and wide-ranging pursuit of Brand: Norton, W.

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Aug 31,  · I’m hoping that young women are going to read this book because, with the exception of Isabella, it’s all about young women. Elsie Palmer was 17 when she was painted, Sally Fairchild was 21 Occupation: Senior Editor. Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas by Donna M. Lucey. Home.

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Drawing on much archival material, Lucey (Archie and Amélie: Love and Madness in the Gilded Age,etc.) returns to themes of her last book, revealing love, madness, greed, and occasional triumph at a time when even wealth did not necessarily guarantee women independence.

Sargent himself stands at the periphery of Lucey’s engrossing Author: Donna M. Lucey. Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas Donna M. Lucey, W.W. Norton & Company pp.

ISBN Summary In this seductive, multilayered biography, based on original letters and diaries, Donna M. Lucey illuminates four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. Sep 08,  · Like characters from the writings of Edith Wharton, these women were smart, passionate, willful, adventurous and striking-looking — particularly when immortalized by John Singer Sargent.

Our Reading Guide for Sargent's Women by Donna M. Lucey includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio. Sargent's Women.

Four Lives Behind the Canvas. By: Donna M. Lucey's book illustrates the lives of the women in some of Sargent's most popular portraits. I especially loved learning about Isabella Stewart Gardner and her unique relationship with Sargent.

A must-read (or must-listen, rarher) for those interested in the Gilded Age and the. Dec 13,  · This “life” of John Singer Sargent’s stirring painting “The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit” wields a novel’s power. the antithesis of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, who.

John Singer Sargent (January 12, – April 14, ) John Singer Sargent (January 12, – April 14, ) was the most successful portrait painter of his era, as well as a gifted landscape painter and vintage-memorabilia.comt was born in Florence, Italy to American parents. Sargent studied in Italy and Germany, and then in Paris under Emile Auguste Carolus-Duran.

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Aug 22,  · Sargent’s Women abounds with dazzling characters in atmospheric settings. Yet because it lacks a natural arc, much less a plot, its success owes entirely to the skills of the author.

A dogged sleuth, a confident stylist and a clever narrative architect, Ms. Lucey arranges the four essays according to what might be called life-course chronology: in the order of the age at which each sitter 3/4(7). Sargent's Women Four Lives Behind the Canvas (Book): Lucey, Donna M.: "In this seductive, multilayered biography, based on original letters and diaries, Donna M.

Lucey illuminates four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. With uncanny intuition, Sargent hinted at the mysteries and passions that unfolded in his subjects' lives.

Elsie Palmer. Sargent’s Women abounds with dazzling characters in atmospheric settings. Yet because it lacks a natural arc, much less a plot, its success owes entirely to the skills of the author. A dogged sleuth, a confident stylist and a clever narrative architect, Ms.

Lucey arranges the four essays according to what might be called life-course chronology: in the order of the age at which each sitter. Book review: Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas by Donna M Lucey Portraits of a gilded age: John Singer Sargent’s subjects had lives of great wealth — and sadness, says Michael.

Dec 26,  · Sargent's Women Four Lives Behind the Canvas (Book): Lucey, Donna M.: "Based on original letters and diaries, Donna M. Lucey illuminates four women [Elsie Palmer, Lucia Fairchild, Elizabeth Chanler, and Isabella Stewart Gardner] painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent.

With uncanny intuition, Sargent hinted at the mysteries and passions that unfolded in his.Sargent's Women Book Talk and Signing with Donna Lucey. SAAM welcomes author Donna Lucey for a special talk and signing of her new book Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas, a collection of biographies that illuminate the lives of four high-society women painted by John Singer Sargent.The book The Shore of Women was okay.

I really like Pamela Sargent’s writing style and the narrative structure, but the story was not my favorite. I’ve read other feminist sci fi that was both more science fiction than this and a better type of feminist fiction. My recommendation instead would be the Native Tongue trilogy by Suzette /5.