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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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Oxen on the Beach at Baia - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Oxen on the Beach at Baia
Street in Arras - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Street in Arras
Alberto Falchetti - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Alberto Falchetti
The Balcony Spain and Two Nude Bathers Standing on... - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Balcony Spain and Two Nude Bathers Standing on...
Mademoiselle Boussenet-Duclos - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mademoiselle Boussenet-Duclos
The Cashmere Shawl - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Cashmere Shawl
Sir William Hedworth Williamson, 10th Baronet - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Sir William Hedworth Williamson, 10th Baronet
Lady Fauden-Phillips (Helen Levy) - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Lady Fauden-Phillips (Helen Levy)
Head of a Neapolitan Boy - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Head of a Neapolitan Boy
Campo San Agnese, Venise - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Campo San Agnese, Venise
The Simplon - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Simplon
Mrs. Charles Pelham Curtis - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mrs. Charles Pelham Curtis
Palestine - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Palestine
The Countess of Warwick and Her Son - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
The Countess of Warwick and Her Son
Venetian Onion Seller - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Venetian Onion Seller
Mrs. Henry White - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Mrs. Henry White
Rio Dei Mendicanti - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Rio Dei Mendicanti
Simplon Pass: The Tease - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Simplon Pass: The Tease
Man and Trees Florida 1917 - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Man and Trees Florida 1917
Portrait of Mrs. Elliott Fitch Shepard (or Margaret... - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Portrait of Mrs. Elliott Fitch Shepard (or Margaret...
Crashed Aeroplane - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Crashed Aeroplane
Arab Woman - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Arab Woman
Padre Sebastiano - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Padre Sebastiano
Henrietta Reubell - John Singer Sargent - www.johnsingersargent.org
Henrietta Reubell
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