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 John Singer Sargent  (1856 - 1925)

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Lived/Active: Massachusetts / United Kingdom/Italy      Known for: portrait, figure, landscape and mural painting

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for John Singer Sargent
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1856 (Florence, Italy)
- 1925 (London, England)
Massachusetts / United Kingdom/Italy portrait, figure, landscape and mural painting
Methods
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Plein Aire Painting
* Printmaking, Graphic Arts, Graphic Design
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Bronze
* Chalk
* Charcoal
* Colored Pencil
* Fresco
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pastel Painting
* Pen and Ink
* Plaster
* Watercolor/Watercolour

  
Styles
* Classical Realism
* Impressionism Before 1940

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* Animals, Mammals
* Architecture, Buildings, Houses, Structures, Linearity
* Birds, Ornithology
* Botanics
* Cityscape, City Views, City Scenes
* Coastal, Shoreline Views
* Female Face and Figure
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Floral Landscape, Wildflowers
* Floral Still Life, Floral Motifs, Flowers
* Gardens, Garden Scenes
* Genre, Human Activity
* History: Historical Figures, Sites, Events
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Landscape
* Marine, Maritime, Nautical, Boats
* Mountain Views
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Seascape
* Snowscene, Winterscape
* Still Life
* Townscape, Village Scene

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Boston Before 1900
* England Before 1900
* Europe
* Expatriate from USA or Canada
* Giverny, France
* Italy Before World War I
* Paris Studied and/or Worked Before 1900
* Venice, Italy

  
Art Association
* Copley Society of Artists, Boston-
* National Academy of Design, Elected Member
* National Society of Mural Painters
* Society of American Artists

  
Teacher
* Charles Carolus-Duran
* Leon Bonnat, Bonnat Atelier

  
Schools
* Academie Julian, Student
* Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Student
* Grand Central School (Academy) of Art, Teacher

  
Awards/Recognition
* Norman Wait Harris Silver Medal, Chicago Art Institute

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 19th Century, After Civil War

  
Some Collections
* Daniel J Terra Collection
* First National Bank of Chicago Collection
* Gerald Peters Collection
* Jo Ann & Julian Ganz, Jr. Collection
* John J. McDonough Collection
* Pfeil Collection-Impressionists
* Preston Morton Collection
* Rita and Daniel Fraad Collection
* Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection
* US Capitol Building, Washington DC
* Warner Collection

  
Added Description
* Combat Artist-War: Illustration, Painting or Photography
* Figure Specialty
* Landscape Specialty
* Mural Specialty
* Official U. S. President Portrait Painter

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Vose Galleries, Boston

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* AskART Panama Pacific Expo
* Exposition Universelle, Paris, 1889
* Louisiana Purchase Expo, St. Louis World's Fair 1904
* Panama Pacific Exhibition of 1915
* World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1893

  
Exhibition of Art Association
* Boston Art Club-
* Copley Society of Boston
* National Academy of Design-

  
Exhibition of Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Boston Museum of Fine Arts
* Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC
* Detroit Institute of Arts
* Metropolitan Museum of Art
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Royal Academy of Arts, England
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Exhibition of Art Gallery and/or Salon
* Paris Salons

  
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