More to explore:
John Singer Sargent, Study of Madame Gautreau. This is one of my favorite portraits ever. The postcard version is totally up on my wall.
John Singer Sargent, ‘Study of Mme Gautreau’ c.1884. The adverse criticism of the finished portrait at the Paris Salon of 1884 so damaged Sargent's reputation that the following year he moved to live permanently in Britain. His later portraits were never so adventurous.
The Athenaeum - Madame Gautreau (unfinished) (John Singer Sargent - ) Tate Britain - London, 1884
john singer sargents madame x | The Metropolitan Museum of Art Madam X by John Singer Sargent, 1884
John Singer Sargent & Madame X. I wonder if this was taken before or after he had to paint on the other dress strap?
John Singer Sargent's "Portrait of Madame X" (Madame Pierre Gautreau) (1884) His most controversial work, one that he agonized over and reworked. The original showed the left should strap fallen. It was also his personal favorite of all his work.
'Madame X' (Madame Pierre Gautreau), painted by John Singer Sargent, 1883-84, with fallen strap (the strap was eventually repainted upright due to criticism from a scandalized public).
John Singer Sargent "Madame X" 1884 (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York).
john singer sargent b. 1856-1925
Mrs. Hugh Hammersley, 1892 (29 years, banker's wife and fashionable London hostess) ~ by John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), a master of textures
Madame X (Madame Pierre Gautreau) by John Singer Sargent I'll always love this. H
Camp and Waterfall, 1916, John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Praise of Women
Venetian Passageway, ca. 1905, watercolor, gouche and graphite on white wove paper, American, Sargent
Portrait of Mrs Robert Harrison, 1886, by John Singer Sargent