John Singer Sargent- The master of portraying women art
John Singer Sargent was a fantastic painter who was born in Florence in the year 1856. He was a great painter who loved to do nature paintings and women paintings. He was the son of an American doctor and belonged to a rich and educated family.
The early life of John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent studied painting in France and Italy. In the year 1884, his paintings caused a sensation in the market. He made so many paintings and participated in the Paris salon. Also, he received so many complaints from people who claimed that his paintings were erotic and sensational. Because of this, he decided to move to England, and within a few years, he established himself as the best leading portrait painter.
He made many portraits, including Frank Swettenham, Joseph Chamberlain, Henry James. In fact, he made few visits to the USA and worked on a series of decorative paintings. In addition to that, he also made few paintings for public buildings like the Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Public Library. He painted the portrait of Carolus-Duran, which received lots of appreciation from the public.
Major works and last years of Sargent
Sargent worked on many projects, and a few of them are Portrait of Madame X, Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose, El Jaleo, The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw. Some of the other works are Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a Wood, Portrait of Theodore Roosevelt, Le Verre de Porto, Portrait of Isabella Stewart Gardner, Elizabeth Allen Marquand, and so on.
He was an American expatriate artist popularly known as the "leading portrait painter of his generation." He created almost 900 oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, and charcoal drawings. He died in the year 1925 on 14 April, but his artworks are still popular worldwide.