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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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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
General Lucius Fairchild - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
General Lucius Fairchild
Bologna Fountain - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Bologna Fountain
Portrait of Mrs. Elliott Fitch Shepard (or Margaret... - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Portrait of Mrs. Elliott Fitch Shepard (or Margaret...
Venetian Canal Scene - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Venetian Canal Scene
Turkish Woman By A Stream - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Turkish Woman By A Stream
Oxen on the Beach at Baia - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Oxen on the Beach at Baia
Landscape Near Florence - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Landscape Near Florence
Head of a Neapolitan Boy - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Head of a Neapolitan Boy
Mrs. Henry White - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mrs. Henry White
Landscape with Rose Trellis - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Landscape with Rose Trellis
Man with Red Drapery After 1900 - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Man with Red Drapery After 1900
Alberto Falchetti - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Alberto Falchetti
Padre Sebastiano - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Padre Sebastiano
Sir William Hedworth Williamson, 10th Baronet - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Sir William Hedworth Williamson, 10th Baronet
Arab Woman - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Arab Woman
The Countess of Warwick and Her Son - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Countess of Warwick and Her Son
Street in Arras - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Street in Arras
Dorothy Vickers - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Dorothy Vickers
Mrs. Charles Pelham Curtis - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mrs. Charles Pelham Curtis
Henrietta Reubell - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Henrietta Reubell
Palestine - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Palestine
Simplon Pass: The Tease - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Simplon Pass: The Tease
Campo San Agnese, Venise - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Campo San Agnese, Venise
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