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Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 1885-6 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925 Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1887 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N01615

Arts Everyday Living: Through a Child’s Eyes—Dreams of a Summer Evening

American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) is remembered as one of the late 19th century’s most accomplished portraitists.  However, Sargent, like his French Impressionist friend Claude Monet (1840-1926) was also fascinated by the changing effects of color and light in natural surroundings, including the evening setting of Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose above.

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