Print of John Singer Sargent's oil-on-canvas painting "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose" depicts two young girls lighting Chinese lanterns in an English garden. The title of the painting derives from the refrain of a popular song, "Ye Shepherds Tell Me" by
John Singer Sargent self portrait, Sargent was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury. He lived most of his life in Europe.
John Singer Sargent: Fumee d’ambre gris (Smoke of Ambergris) (detail), The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts - I saw this painting at a retrospect of Singer and couldn't tear myself away .