Singer Sargent in Venice

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Loving these dreamy images of Venice by Singer Sargent, mainly from the 1880s. From top: The Prison (1902); I Gesuati; Venetian Bead Stringers (1882)

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Two studies called “A Venetian Interior”; the Grand Canal. The cool light reminds me of another favourite Sargent piece, In the Luxembourg Gardens.

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Venetian Bead Stringers (1882). All images via WikiArt and http://www.jssgallery.org

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