Arts Everyday Living: Travels with John Singer Sargent—On the Island of Majorca

 

John Singer Sargent, Ilex Wood, Majorca, 1908, oil on canvas, Museo Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain

 

American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a popular portraitist, commissioned to portray the rich and the famous of his time.  However, in the last decades of Sargent’s career, he concentrated on nature, including scenic views of Majorca, off the coast of Spain.

 

John Singer Sargent, Pomegranates, Majorca, 1908, oil on canvas, Private Collection

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