Courtesy of Brooklyn Museum | Licence: No known copyright restrictions
Courtesy of Brooklyn Museum | Licence: No known copyright restrictions

In the Simplon Pass

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From the Collection

Description

In the Simplon Pass' is a later addition to Brooklyn's collection. Portions of this watercolor, particularly the face and parasol shaft, are unfinished. Though Sargent at times left faces blank, an infrared image of the underdrawing reveals facial features (see image below), as well as details in the parasol.

Descriptive medium: Translucent watercolor and touches of opaque watercolor and wax resist with graphite underdrawing

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Image Credit

Courtesy of Brooklyn Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Simplon Pass, Canton of Valais, Switzerland

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