Paintings Reproductions Sargent, John Singer Lady Agnew, c.1892-1893
Sargent Paintings 1856 - 1925  Painter, Guitarist, United States, American Impressionism

Lady Agnew, c.1892-1893

Oil on canvas, 125x100cm

National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh


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OIL PAINTING:  Lady Agnew, c.1892-1893

      Sargent transacted a lavender sash or evoked a bow out of a few curls and dabs of white paint. No one alive today could show the flesh through thin fabric as in his portrait of Lady Agnew's left arm. No one alive today could, as in a scene of Venetian glass blowers, drag a brush across the canvas so that each bristle picks out a separate rod, and we see brushstroke and rod bundle in a single glance.