Study for the Spanish Dancer
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Dallas Museum of Art
Watercolor on paper
30 x 20.02 cm (11 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of Margaret J. and George V. Charlton in memory of Eugene McDermott, 1974.1.FA
Jpg: Dallas Museum of Art

  El Jaleo

The work closely relates to the oil of  Spanish Dancer below. In this watercolor he sketches  the basic forms in pencil, then applies watercolor washes to give substance to the dancer’s body and shawl, and to suggest the  background.
(Dallas Museum of Art)

Spanish Dancer (woman) 
c 1879-82

El Jaleo 


Created 12/21/2004