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John Singer Sargent's British and American Sitters, 1890-1910: Interpreting Cultural Identity within Society Portraits

  title={John Singer Sargent's British and American Sitters, 1890-1910: Interpreting Cultural Identity within Society Portraits},
  author={Emily Moore},
Began as a compositional analysis of the oil-on-canvas portraits painted by John Singer Sargent, this thesis uses a selection of those images to relate national identity, cultural and social history within cosmopolitan British and American high society between 1890 and 1910. Close readings of a small selection of Sargent’s portraits are used in order to undertake an in-depth analysis on the particular figural details and decorative elements found within these images, and how they can relate to… 


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