Saturday, January 06, 2007

reading sargent

I got a belated Christmas present, a book on Sargent, that is huge and full of great images. I love how his paintings can look so sketchy, but totally capture a feeling of mood. It's easy for me to forget that I'm just looking at paint strokes on canvas when I see his work:

2 comments:

JLB said...

What an excellent gift! Enjoy ;)

suzanne said...

I love, love, love the drawing of you? reading the book. Great perspective. Fantastic color!