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For additional biographical information on John Singer Sargent, visit: http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/horo_sargent.shtm
To view the portrait of Madame Pierre Gautreau--commonly known as "Madame X"--visit: http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/20012492
A video of flamenco dancing may be seen at: https://bu.digication.com/eacuna/El_Jaleo
View examples of Sargent’s sketches from an 1879 trip to Spain: http://jssgallery.org/paintings/el_jaleo.htm
A lesson plan using mannequins to teach drawing to children can be found at: www.projectarticulate.org/lessons/gestureFigureDrawing.pdf
Share the gesture drawing found at the website, http://venetianred.net/tag/john-singer-sargent
A quick tutorial on gesture drawing can be found at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrGnMar2pAI
Show students online examples of Sargent’s sketches of Spanish dancers: http://jssgallery.org/paintings/el_jaleo.htm
View Sargent's preliminary study for "El Jaleo": http://sketchplanet.blogspot.com/2011/06/dance-performance-and-theatre-by.html
Visit the Student Web page connected to this article:
Access the Smithsonian American Art Museum's children's guide that gives pointers for looking at and interpreting artwork: http://americanart.si.edu/education/pdf/see_for_yourself.pdf
Access the Museum's Teacher Guide, "To See is to Think" at: http://americanart.si.edu/education/video/to_see_is_to_think.pdf
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Berlin, B. and Berlin, B. "Artist Trading Card Workshop: Create. Collect. Swap." F+W Media, Inc., 2006.
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