John Singer Sargent's Portrait of Jean Joseph Marie Carries
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Portrait of Jean Joseph Marie Carries 
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
Oil on canvas 
22 by 18 1/4 in. 
Nebraska Art Association Collection - Nelle Cochrane Woods Memorial  1972.N-304 
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Carrièrs was a Parisian sculptor and had exhibited portrait busts at the Salon in 1879 and 1881. Carrièrs was one year older than Sargent. The painting, like many he did of friends, shows Sargent at his freest and most expressive.  

There is no way the image here shows adequately the thick paint, and the rapid brush strokes of this portrait, but it’s typical of many of Sargent’s paintings which he did of friends in his bravura style.


John Singer Sargent, An Exhibition -- Whitney Museum, NY & The Art Institute of Chicago 1986-1987


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