EventsArt Talk - Sargent and Spain

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Art Talk - Sargent and Spain

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Description

American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) is known as the society portrait painter of the Gilded Age. A lifelong expatriate, Sargent made seven visits to Spain from 1879 to 1912, resulting in a remarkable body of work. This exhibition is the first to explore the influence of Spain on Sargent’s work, and the Legion of Honor will be its exclusive West coast stop. Sargent and Spain will present an array of the artist’s dazzling oils, watercolors, and drawings, along with never-before-exhibited photographs showcasing Spain’s people, architecture, and magnificent rural and urban landscapes. This talk presented by the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco, will immerse you in the rich culture of Spain and Sargent’s vibrant depictions of the country’s churches, coastlines, and dancers.­­­

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Suitable for:
Adults (19+ years old)
Type:
Lectures, Slideshows
Language:
English

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