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John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was the most successful portrait painter of his era, as well as a gifted landscape painter and watercolorist. Sargent was born in Florence, Italy to American parents.

Sargent studied in Italy and Germany, and then in Paris under Emile Auguste Carolus-Duran.

Sargent studied with Carolus-Duran, whose influence would be pivotal, from 1874-1878. Carolus-Duran's atelier was progressive, dispensing with the traditional academic approach which required careful drawing and underpainting, in favor of the alla prima method of working directly on the canvas with a loaded brush, derived from Diego Velázquez. It was an approach which relied on the proper placement of tones of paint.



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Flotsam and Jetsam - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Flotsam and Jetsam
Court of Myrtles in the Alhambra - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Court of Myrtles in the Alhambra
Interior of the Doge's Palace - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Interior of the Doge's Palace
Garden Fantasy - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Garden Fantasy
Santa Maria della Salute IV - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Santa Maria della Salute IV
Self Portrait I - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Self Portrait I
Study for the Boston Museum Murals; and Study for the... - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Study for the Boston Museum Murals; and Study for the...
Frieze Of Prophets - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Frieze Of Prophets
Mrs. Joseph Chamberlain - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mrs. Joseph Chamberlain
Mrs. George Batten (Mabel Veronica Hatch) - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mrs. George Batten (Mabel Veronica Hatch)
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon
The Alps: Val D'Aosta, Purtud - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Alps: Val D'Aosta, Purtud
Portrait of Henry James - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Portrait of Henry James
Boboli - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Boboli
Palmettos - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Palmettos
Bringing Down Marble from the Quarries in Carrara - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Bringing Down Marble from the Quarries in Carrara
Gitana - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Gitana
Frances Sherborne (Fanny) Ridley Watts - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Frances Sherborne (Fanny) Ridley Watts
Madame Helleu - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Madame Helleu
The Libreria - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Libreria
The Little Fruit Seller - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Little Fruit Seller
Charles Stewart, Sixth Marquess of Londonderry, Carrying... - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Charles Stewart, Sixth Marquess of Londonderry, Carrying...
Joseph Jefferson - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Joseph Jefferson
Miss Helen Duinham - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Miss Helen Duinham
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