About Me

My Photo
Washington, United States
loves: you win if you guessed "pets" and "museums". Also books, art history, travel, British punk, Korean kimchi, bindis, martinis, and other things TBD. I will always make it very clear if a post is sponsored in any way. Drop me a line at thepetmuseum AT gmail.com !

Monday, March 25, 2013

dog study by sargent

thanks wikipaintings.org (public domain)
Sometime around 1925 John Singer Sargent dashed off this watercolor sketch of a woman and collie. Looks like he found the collie much more interesting.
I love how that pink tongue looks perfectly mid-pant, and how it plays off the pink ranges in the lady's hat.  Put your thumb over the collie's tongue and you'll see how lopsided the picture gets without it.

No comments:

sitemeter