Fumée d’Ambre Gris

(Smoke of Ambergris)

Mac Daniels
Nov 23, 2020 · 4 min read

John Singer Sargent’s Alchemy of Color.

John Singer Sargent. Fumée d’Ambre Gris (Smoke of Ambergris), 1880. Oil on canvas.
John Singer Sargent. Fumée d’Ambre Gris (Smoke of Ambergris), 1880. Oil on canvas.
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), Fumée d’Ambre Gris (Smoke of Ambergris), 1880. Oil on canvas, 139.1 x 90.6 cm. Acquired by Sterling Clark, 1914. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts (1955.15)