John Singer Sargent’s Venetian Interior

Today’s Friday Favorite features John Singer Sargent’s Venetian Interior, suggested by Meg Scanlon, our Manager of School Student Programs.

A painting depicts two women walking together through a hallway wearing dresses and shawls. Another woman can be seen sitting in the background on a bench against a wall and a group of women are sitting near a doorway leading to a porch or entrance where another woman is standing.
John Singer Sargent, Venetian Interior, ca. 1880-1882, Carnegie Museum of Art

Meg shared why she loves this artwork so much:

“My personal life experiences form my interpretation of the artwork. I wonder what meaning you make of this painting. To you, who might these figures be?”

John Singer Sargent, John Singer Sargent's Venetian Interior

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