An Artist in His Studio  1904

by John Singer Sargent

An Artist in His Studio was painted in August 1904 at Purtud, while Sargent was on a summer vacation in the Italian Alps. It depicts Sargent’s friend, the Italian artist Ambrogio Raffele, deep in contemplation, working on a bucolic landscape. Raffele is using his cramped and untidy hotel room as a studio; he and his landscape painting are shifted to the left corner. Surrou...
56.2 x 72.1cm (22 1/8 x 28 3/8in.)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the MFA Boston