Watercolor

John Singer Sargent at San Vigilio

11 days ago   |   By Gurney Journey

When John Singer Sargent found a subject he liked, he often painted it from different angles in different media. In 1913, he was fascinated by the curved jetty on Lake Garda at San Vigilio in Italy.
Above Lake Garda at San Vigilio, John Singer Sargent , 1913
This one shows the sailboat in the embrace of the jetty. It's painted in watercolor, with rich darks in the area of the boat and its reflection, and the light areas of the stone are kept uniformly light.
John Singer Sargent, Three Boats in Harbor, San Vigilio, 1913
In this oil, he includes two other boats and keeps them within a...
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