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Jul 16

Arts Everyday Living: John Singer Sargent & Friends in the Garden of an Italian Villa

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JOHN SINGER SARGENT & FRIENDS

IN THE GARDEN OF AN ITALIAN VILLA

 

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John Singer Sargent, The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy, 1907, oil on canvas, Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

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You can’t do sketches enough. Sketch everything and keep your curiosity fresh.

John Singer Sargent*

American artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a virtuoso of the brushstroke, evident in both formal portraits of the rich and famous of his day as well as the more casual portrayal of his painter friends above.

*From Expressive Oil Painting: An Open Air Approach to Creative Landscapes by George Allen Durkee.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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