Italian Model

John Singer Sargent American

Not on view

In this bold composition, Sargent explores the expressive possibilities of the human form in the calculated pose of his model and creates a sense of intimacy and immediacy with his confident, bravura technique. This direct record of a male nude can be associated with the numerous studies Sargent made in connection with his mural projects for the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Italian Model, John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London), Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper, American

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