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The Sponge Diver

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Description: The Sponge Diver
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Description: Boston’s Apollo: Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent spent most of his life in Europe but he knew the value of his American citizenship. In his later years, as he strove to elevate his artistic status on both sides of the Atlantic, he focused on works deemed loftier than the society portraits that had been his ticket to wealth and fame. These endeavors included mural projects for three institutions in Massachusetts (as well as...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.133-153
Description: Watercolors by Winslow Homer: The Color of Light
As a watercolorist, Winslow Homer intuitively adapted his practice to the unique environmental characteristics of the places he painted. This is particularly apparent in the works he created in the tropical areas he visited – the Bahamas, Cuba, Bermuda, and Florida – between 1884 and 1905. Punctuating his life at Prout’s Neck with regular trips to the Adirondacks and occasional sojourns in Canada and the tropics, the artist kept his engagement with watercolor alive – and the public interested …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.170-198

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