Sargent's Women

Four Lives Behind the Canvas
CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: DD32448
Released: Aug 22, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781681687285
Narrator/s: Elizabeth Wiley
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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With unprecedented access to newly discovered sources, Donna M. Lucey illuminates the lives of four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. With uncanny clairvoyance, Sargent's portraits hint at the mysteries, passions, and tragedies that unfolded in his subjects' lives. Sequestered in a fantasy-land castle in the remote Rocky Mountains, Elsie Palmer carried on a labyrinthine love life; Elizabeth Chanler stepped into a maze of infidelity with her best friend's husband; as the veiled image of Sally Fairchild?beautiful, commanding, and poison-tongued?emerged on Sargent's canvas, the power of his artistry lured her sister Lucia into an ill-fated life in art; shrewd, iron-willed Isabella Stewart Gardner collected both art and young men. Born to unimaginable wealth, these women lived on an operatic scale, and their letters and diaries create a rich depiction of the Gilded Age and the acclaimed but secretive painter whose canvases defined the era.


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Sargent's Women
Product Number: BX00104252
Product Number:DD32448
Product Number:Z100106575

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Author(s): Donna M. Lucey
Narrator(s): Elizabeth Wiley
Product Number Z100106575
Released: Aug 22, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781681687292

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