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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Villa Torlonia Fountain - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Villa Torlonia Fountain
A Wrecked Sugar Refinery - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
A Wrecked Sugar Refinery
Giudecca 2 - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Giudecca 2
Venetian Canal Scene - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Venetian Canal Scene
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Hercules Brabazon Brabazon
Court of Myrtles in the Alhambra - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Court of Myrtles in the Alhambra
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
Miss Helen Duinham - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Miss Helen Duinham
Portrait of Henry James - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Portrait of Henry James
Mountain Stream - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mountain Stream
Landscape Near Florence - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Landscape Near Florence
Bologna Fountain - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Bologna Fountain
Henrietta Reubell - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Henrietta Reubell
Garden Fantasy - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Garden Fantasy
Alberto Falchetti - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Alberto Falchetti
Madame Helleu - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Madame Helleu
Landscape with Rose Trellis - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Landscape with Rose Trellis
Mademoiselle Boussenet-Duclos - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mademoiselle Boussenet-Duclos
Palestine - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Palestine
Villa Torre Galli: The Loggia - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Villa Torre Galli: The Loggia
Arab Woman - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Arab Woman
I Gesuati - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
I Gesuati
Study For Madame Gautreau Drinking A Toast - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Study For Madame Gautreau Drinking A Toast
Rio Dei Mendicanti - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Rio Dei Mendicanti

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