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06 November 2019John Singer Sargent - power of the portrait
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John Singer Sargent - power of the portrait Alexandra Epps Wednesday 06 November 2019

The rise, the fall and the rise again of John Singer Sargent, the leading portrait painter of his age - the gilded age of elegance.

From the scandal of 'Madame X' to the trials, tribulations and triumph of 'Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose discover the artist who devoted his entire life to the creation of beauty.