"Five Uneasy Pieces: Sargent’s Making of an Uncanny Spectacle"

The following is a list of talks given at a half-day symposium on August 2, 1997, that featured short talks on five major paintings from the exhibition Uncanny Spectacle: The Public Career of the Young John Singer Sargent.

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  • Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose
    David Fraser Jenkins
    Assistant Keeper of British Collections, Tate Gallery, London
  • Dr. Pozzi at Home
    Elaine Kilmurray
    John Singer Sargent Catalogue Raisonné Project
  • Fumée d’ambre gris
    Mary Crawford Volk
    author of John Singer Sargent's El Jaleo: Fumée d'ambre gris
  • Madame X
    David Park Curry
    Curator of American Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson
    Kathleen Adler
    Head of Education, National Gallery of Art, London

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