Arab Woman

John Singer Sargent American

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Sargent encountered veiled women on several occasions during his travels. He probably painted this vibrant watercolor during a trip to the Middle East, either in 1890–91, when he went to Egypt, Greece, and Turkey, or in 1905–6, while visiting Syria and Palestine.

Arab Woman, John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London), Watercolor and gouache on off-white wove paper, American

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