Saturday, January 16, 2010

Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose

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John Singer Sargent
(American, 1856-1925)
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, 1885-1886
Oil on canvas

*Sighs Wistfully* Isn't this lovely? So dreamlike it almost looks as though there should be fairies! If you're curious about the title,  John Singer Sargent took it from a song called "Ye Shepherds Tell Me." You can learn more about the painting and read the lyrics here.

1 comment:

  1. The flowers are so lovely! I've always wanted Chinese lanterns for my room.