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Venetian Doorway

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Description: Boston’s Apollo: Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent
Henry James (fig. 64) and John Singer Sargent moved through the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as mirror images of each other. As artists, they loved what was ornate in paint or in language, what was highly wrought and fully adorned. The fashionable men and women Sargent painted and the female figures whom James imagined in his novels and stories were...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.117-131