Daily Archives: April 25, 2012

Flowers in Art: Sargent’s “Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose”

Two little girls stand in a garden at dusk, intently lighting the candles in Chinese lanterns; lilies tower over them. Everything glows in this painting: the white dresses on the girls, the girls’ faces, the lanterns—and the lilies. This is … Continue reading

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