John Singer Sargent"s triumph of religion at the Boston Public Library
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John Singer Sargent"s triumph of religion at the Boston Public Library McKim building, Copley Square. by Sally M. Promey

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Published by Boston Public Library in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sargent, John Singer, -- 1856-1925.

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination v. (f1) (1 folded leaf)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19699721M

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John Singer Sargent's "Triumph of Religion at the Boston Public Library", considered to be the artist's masterpiece, is one of the most ambitious mural cycles in the history of American art. This book examines Sargent Hall as an art installation (constructed between and ) and describes its restoration history. John Singer Sargent’s mural ensemble for the Boston Public Library, Triumph of Religion, was his most ambitious and imaginative d between and , it was a complete art installation, embellished with relief elements, sculptural groupings, and textured surfaces, set into Sargent’s specified architecture and accompanied by lighting the artist designed. Sargent's Truncated Triumph: Art and Religion at the Boston Public Library, Sally M. Promey The Art Bulletin. Vol. 79, No. 2 (Jun., ), pp. Published After investing significant parts of three decades in his Triumph of Religion, John Singer Sargent never painted the final image, the panel he called the keynote of the. After investing significant parts of three decades in his Triumph of Religion, John Singer Sargent never painted the final image, the panel he called the keynote of the mural article reconstructs the artist's declared intentions for his decoration, clarifies the project's narrative design, anchors the reception of the work in relation to contemporary politics of religion and race Cited by: 1.

John Singer Sargent's Triumph of Religion at the Boston Public Library Book Design John Singer Sargent’s Triumph of Religion at the Boston Public Library. Sargent Gallery Murals Triumph of Religion Works by John Singer Sargent, installed Sargent and the commission John Singer Sargent () was born in Florence to an American family that maintained close ties to Boston. As a developing artist, Sargent studied painting in France and later moved to England, where.   Artist John Singer Sargent (). But twenty-nine years is precisely how long artist John Singer Sargent () worked on "Triumph of Religion," his mural cycle at the Boston Public Library. And, even after those twenty-nine years of work between and , the cycle was left incomplete upon his unexpected death in Robe of the prophet Hosea by John Singer Sargent, study for Triumph of Religion mural in the Boston Public Library, installed , oil on canvas - Fitchburg Art Museum - .