Saturday, August 5, 2017

The Infinite Art Tournament, Round Four: H. Rousseau v. Sargent!


They were near contemporaries, but it could be argued that their styles were distinct one from another.  Today, the first Saturday of August, gives us a Fourth Round showdown between Henri Rousseau and John Singer Sargent!



Henri Rousseau
1844 - 1910
French
  • Crushed sculptor Louis François Roubiliac in Round 1.
  • Tied with Rubens in Round 2. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Got by his contemporary and compatriot Alfred Sisley in Round 2 by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!
  • Edged by Dante Gabriel Rossetti in Round 3 by a single vote. YOUR VOTE COUNTS!!!







John Singer Sargent
1856 - 1925
American
  • Beat Juan Sánchez Cotán easily despite crowd support in Round 1.
  • Skunked Roelandt Savery in Round 2.
  • Skunked Dutch still-life master Rachel Ruysch in Round 3.








Vote for the artist of your choice in the comments, or any other way that works for you. Commentary and links to additional work are welcome. Fourth-round matches are open for at least three months after posting.

13 comments:

Alex Shields said...

Sargent

Christine M. said...

Sargent

Maddy said...

Sargent!

boonec1974 said...

Sargent

Morgan said...

J O H N S I N G E R S A R G E N T

Nichim said...

Sargent for me too

Eavan Moore said...

Sargent. Just look at those faces. So real.

UnwiseOwl said...

I happen to think that Rousseau is pretty sweet.
Gimme some Rousseau.

mrs.5000 said...

Sargent!

mrs.5000 said...

Yep. I quite like Rousseau, but it's gotta be Sargent.

Michael5000 said...

Susan votes for Sargent.

Michael5000 said...

John Singer Sargent by an order of magnitude.

Candida said...

Mmm, Sargent....