Francis Davis Millet's Mr. Sargent at work on Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose
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Mr Sargent at Work on Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 
Frank Millet 1846-1912, American artist
c. 1885-86
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution,Washington, D.C. 
Ink on paper
8.6 X 8.6 cm
Jpg: local 
Carnation Lily, Lily, Rose

" . . . he took up his place at a distance from the canvas, and at a certain notation of the light ran forward over the lawn with the action of a wag-tail, planting at the same time rapid dabs of paint on the picture"
(Sir Edmund Gosse describing sargent painting Carnationa Lily, Lily, Rose)
John Singer Sargent 
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 


Broadway, The Cotswolds, England 


By:  Natasha Wallace
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Created  3/31/2003