"No More Paughtraits": John Singer Sargent at Ease

"No More Paughtraits": John Singer Sargent at Ease

a lecture by Sarah Cash

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John Singer Sargent (United States, born Italy, 1856–1925), The Deck, Venice, circa 1907, watercolor on paper, 19 5/8 x 13 1/4 inches. Private collection, 11.1995.3

Please note that this lecture has been change to 7 p.m. because of a flight delay due to inclement weather in the Northeast.

The PMA is honored to welcome Sarah Cash, one of the nation's premier experts on painter John Singer Sargent, for this special lecture that explores, among other topics, Sargent's fascination with marine subjects. The talk is in conjunction with the exhibition Americans Abroad, 1860-1915, which features several rarely seen watercolors by Sargent.

Sarah Cash is currently the Associate Curator of American and British Paintings at the National Gallery of Art. While at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, she organized the exhibition Sargent and the Sea, and also co-authored the catalogue. At the PMA, she will share her vast knowledge of Sargent's career and shed light on these works, which span decades of the artist's life. Don't miss this talk on a crucial aspect of American art history.

$8; Free for members and students
 
This event is SOLD OUT
 
 
Americans Abroad, 1860-1915
On view through December 2, 2018

 

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