JOHN SINGER SARGENT & FRIENDS
IN THE GARDEN OF AN ITALIAN VILLA
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.