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Ormond, Richard

Works: 186 works in 649 publications in 2 languages and 14,079 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Portraits  Pictorial works  History  Biography  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Adapter
Classifications: ND237.S3, 759.13
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Most widely held works by Richard Ormond
John Singer Sargent by Richard Ormond( Book )

63 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 3,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The remarkable portraits for which John Singer Sargent is most famous are only one aspect of a career that included landscapes, watercolors, figure subjects, and murals. Even within portraiture, his style ranged from bold experiments to studied formality. And the subjects of his paintings were as varied as his styles, including the leaders of fashionable society, rural laborers, city streets, remote mountains, and the front lines of World War I. This book surveys and evaluates the extraordinary range of Sargent's work, and reproduces 155 of his paintings in color. It accompanies a spectacular international exhibition - the first major retrospective of the artist's career since the memorial exhibitions that followed his death." "Richard Ormond presents a biographical sketch and, in a second essay, reviews Sargent's development as an artist. Mary Crowford Volk explores his thirty-year involvement with painting murals - in particular the works at the Boston Public Library and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that Sargent regarded as his greatest achievement."--Jacket
John Singer Sargent : paintings, drawings, watercolors by Richard Ormond( Book )

20 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Edwin Landseer by Richard Ormond( Book )

24 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sargent at Broadway : the Impressionist years by Stanley Olson( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van de voornamelijk in Engeland actieve Amerikaanse impressionistische kunstenaar John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
Uncanny spectacle : the public career of the young John Singer Sargent by Marc Simpson( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors contend the canvases present a fresh view of Sargent's aspirations and ambitions, representing a metaphoric self-portrait of the artist as a young man. The early paintings, their relationship to one another, and their reception also shed light on the complex, cosmopolitan art world in which Sargent lived
Sargent : portraits of artists and friends by Richard Ormond( Book )

12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of the sitters in this collection were John Singer Sargent's close friends. They are posed informally, sometimes in the act of painting or singing, and it is evident from the bold way they confront us that they are personalities of a creative stamp. Brilliant as these pictures are as works of art and penetrating studies of character, they are also records of relationships, allegiances, influences and aspirations. This volume aims to explore these friendships in depth and draw out their significance in the story of Sargent's life and the development of his art. The book is structured chronologically, with sections arranged according to the places in which Sargent worked and formed relationships during his cosmopolitan career: Paris, London, New York, Italy and the Alps. The cast of characters includes famous names, among them Gabriel Fauré and Auguste Rodin, Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James. But the authors also make their point with images of Sargent's intimate friends, such as the artists Jane and Wilfrid de Glehn, who accompanied him on his sketching expeditions to the Continent, and the Italian painter Ambrogio Raffele, a recurrent model in his Alpine studies. In such paintings, Sargent explored the making of art (his own included) and the relationship of the artist to the natural world. These are examples of an absorbing range of images and personalities, all distinguished in one way or another for their artistry, and all linked by friendship and a shared aesthetic to the central figure of Sargent himself. Exhibition: National Portrait Gallery, London, UK (12.2.-25.5.2015); Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA (30.6.-4.10.2015)
Lord Leighton by Leonée Ormond( Book )

7 editions published in 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great age of sail : maritime art and photography by Peter Kemp Kemp( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great expectations : John Singer Sargent painting children by Barbara Dayer Gallati( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early Victorian portraits by National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz Xaver Winterhalter and the courts of Europe, 1830-70 by Richard Ormond( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face of monarchy : British royalty portrayed by Richard Ormond( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Singer Sargent and the Edwardian age by John Singer Sargent( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Singer Sargent : complete paintings by Richard Ormond( Book )

17 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1874 to 1882, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) produced more than 200 paintings and water-colors aside from portraiture, including figures in landscape settings, architectural studies, seascapes, subject paintings, and studies after old masters. From powerful studies of models in Paris in the mid-1870s to compelling paintings set in Venice in the early 1880s, the works published in this volume of the catalogue raisonné show the variety of his aesthetic responses. He worked in the studio and en plein air, travelling widely during the eight years covered in this volume and painting in Paris, Brittany, Capri, Spain, North Africa, and Venice. This is the first time that Sargent's early work has been mapped so comprehensively. With very few exceptions, this beautifully produced book illustrates all the pictures under discussion in color. Each painting, including several which have never been published before, is documented in depth with full provenance, exhibition history, and bibliography, and in many cases new information is provided. The volume also reproduces a wealth of Sargent's preliminary and related drawings and of comparative works by other artists
John Singer Sargent : complete paintings. Vol. 2, Portraits of the 1890s by Richard Ormond( Book )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Singer Sargent and his muse : painting love and loss by Karen Corsano( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This sensitive and compelling biography sheds new light on John Singer Sargent's art through an intimate history of his family. Karen Corsano and Daniel Williman focus especially on his niece and muse, Rose-Marie Ormond, telling her story for the first time. In a score of paintings created between 1906 and 1912, John Singer Sargent documented the idyllic teenage summers of Rose-Marie and his own deepening affection for her serene beauty and good-hearted, candid charm. Rose-Marie married Robert, the only son of André Michel, the foremost art historian of his day, who had known Sargent and reviewed his paintings in the Paris Salons of the 1880s. Robert was a promising historian as well, until the Great War claimed him first as an infantry sergeant, then a victim, in 1914. His widow Rose-Marie served as a nurse in a rehabilitation hospital for blinded French soldiers until she too was killed, crushed under a bombed church vault, in 1918. Sargent expressed his grief, as he expressed all his emotions, on canvas: He painted ruined French churches and, in Gassed, blinded soldiers; he made his last murals for the Boston Public Library a cryptic memorial to Rose-Marie and her beloved Robert. Braiding together the lives and families of Rose-Marie, Robert, and John Sargent, the book spans their many worlds--Paris, the Alps, London, the Soissons front, and Boston. Drawing on a rich trove of letters, diaries, and journals, this beautifully illustrated history brings Sargent and his times to vivid life." -- Publisher's description
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John Singer Sargent
Alternative Names
ormond, R. L. 1939-

Ormond, Richard L.

Ormond, Richard L. 1939-

Richard Louis Ormond British art historian

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Uncanny spectacle : the public career of the young John Singer SargentGreat expectations : John Singer Sargent painting childrenFranz Xaver Winterhalter and the courts of Europe, 1830-70John Singer Sargent : complete paintingsJohn Singer Sargent : complete paintings. Vol. 2, Portraits of the 1890s