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John Singer Sargent

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Impressionism   •   John Singer Sargent @ Wikipedia

John Singer Sargent was the most important American portrait painter in his day. Ca 2000 watercolor paintings, 900 oil paintings and countless sketches and charcoal drawings are part of his life's work.

Sargent's childhood was unusual, as his parents lived in Europe and seldom stayed longer in one place. Sargent enjoyed little formal education because of this unconventional way of life. He lived in Rome, Dresden, Florence, Paris or London. Even as he grew older he traveled a lot, and so his pictures show scenes from Tyrol, Italy, Tangier, Algiers, Palestine, Egypt, France, Spain, Portugal, England, Scotland and Norway.

In 1884 he took part in the Salon de Paris. He submitted the portrait of Madame X, triggering a scandal. In this painting, the lady showed more naked shoulders than the Parisian salons found convenient. Although Sargent was repeatedly admired for his technical abilities, he was also accused of being superficial. At the turn of the twentieth century, he was the world's most sought after, celebrated and most expensive portrait painter. © Meisterdrucke

 
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1905 | watercolor, gouache, and graphite on off-white wove paper

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1905 | watercolor, gouache, and graphite on off-white wove paper

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Santa Sofia, 1891
1891 | Oil on canvas

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Santa Sofia, 1891
1891 | Oil on canvas

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1913 | watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper

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The Bathers (wc & gouache over g...
1917 | watercolour and gouache over graphite on paper

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The Bathers (wc & gouache over g...
1917 | watercolour and gouache over graphite on paper

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1891 | watercolour over graphite on wove paper

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1891 | watercolour over graphite on wove paper

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1913 | watercolor and graphite on white wove paper

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1913 | watercolor and graphite on white wove paper

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1913 | watercolor and gouache on off-white wove paper

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1913 | watercolor and gouache on off-white wove paper

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0 | pencil and watercolour on paper

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1910 | Watercolor on paper

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1910 | Watercolor on paper

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1918 | (watercolour and gouache over graphite on wove paper mounted on board

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1918 | (watercolour and gouache over graphite on wove paper mounted on board

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Portrait of Lady Helen Vincent, ...
1904 | Oil on canvas

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Don Juan de Calabazas, after Vel...
1879 | Oil on canvas

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Don Juan de Calabazas, after Vel...
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Two Studies of Horses' Heads (ch...
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Madame Paul Poirson, 1885
1885 | Oil on canvas

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Madame Paul Poirson, 1885
1885 | Oil on canvas

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Santa Maria della Salute, 1904
1904 | pencil and watercolour on paper

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Santa Maria della Salute, 1904
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0 | pencil and watercolour on paper

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0 | pencil and watercolour on paper

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Santa Maria della Salute, Venice
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Santa Maria della Salute, Venice
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1880 | watercolour over pencil with gouache on paper

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1880 | watercolour over pencil with gouache on paper

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In a Church at Granada (wc, brow...
0 | watercolour, brown wash and pencil on paper

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In a Church at Granada (wc, brow...
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1905 | watercolor, gouache, and graphite on white wove paper

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1917 | watercolor, graphite, and wax crayon on white wove paper

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1917 | watercolor, graphite, and wax crayon on white wove paper

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1907 | watercolor, gouache, and graphite on white wove paper

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1907 | watercolor, gouache, and graphite on white wove paper

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