April 13, 2011

John Singer Sargent's "Repose"

On this Day in the History of Art: First commercial motion picture house opens in NYC for first public showing of Edison's kinetoscope (1894), Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony performed first time (1895), John Singer Sargent died (1925)

Nationality: American
Born/Died: 1856-1925

Creation Date: 1911
Size: 25 1/8 x 30 in. (63.8 x 76.2 cm)
Media: Oil on canvas
Location: National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., USA

A wonderful painting by my favorite artist, John Singer Sargent. Detail photographs taken by me.

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