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Ethereal brushstrokes bring long shadows and flowing water to life…take a relaxing stroll down a shady garden path or cool off next to the beauty of an ornate stone fountain…a taste of summer as seen through the eyes of John Singer Sargent

Spanish Fountain ~ John Singer Sargent, 1912

Florence Fountain, Boboli Gardens ~ John Singer Sargent, 1906-1907

Fountain at Bologna ~ John Singer Sargent, 1906

Shady Paths, Vizcaya ~ John Singer Sargent, 1917

Bologna Fountain ~ John Singer Sargent, 1906

Boboli Gardens ~ John Singer Sargent, 1907

A Marble Fountain at Aranjuez, Spain ~ John Singer Sargent, 1912

Villa di Marlia: Lucca ~ John Singer Sargent, 1910

Vase Fountain, Pocantico ~ John Singer Sargent, 1917

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“Cultivate an ever continuous power of observation.

Wherever you are, be always ready to make slight notes of postures, groups and incidents.

Store up in the mind…a continuous stream of observations from which to make selections later.

Above all things, get abroad, see the sunlight and everything that is to be seen.”

~ John Singer Sargent

 

See the sunlight! Wishing you a glorious weekend!

Staircase in Capri, Oil on canvas ~ John Singer Sargent, 1878

 

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