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The Sketchers, 1913

Oil on canvas
22 × 28 in
55.9 × 71.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
San Francisco
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de Young Museum
San Francisco
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John Singer Sargent (American, b. Italy,
1856–1925), “The Sketchers,”1913. Oil on
canvas. 22 × 28 in. …

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John Singer Sargent (American, b. Italy,
1856–1925), “The Sketchers,”1913. Oil on
canvas. 22 × 28 in. Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts, the Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
© Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

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Painting
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"Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition" at the de Young Museum
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"Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition" at the de Young Museum
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John Singer Sargent
American, 1856–1925
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A popular society portraitist and landscape painter, John Singer Sargent was born in Florence to wealthy American parents. He studied painting in France, where he enjoyed both critical acclaim and important patronage. Although he spent most of his time in Europe, he frequently accepted commissions from collectors in the United States. Whether rendered in oil, watercolor, or charcoal, Sargent’s works are characterized by naturalism, lively mark-making, and a sense of immediacy. Influenced by his friendship with Claude Monet, Sargent loved working en plein air, depicting the various places he traveled, including Italy, rural England, Giverny, the Mediterranean, northern Africa, and the Alps. During his later years, Sargent completed several mural projects, as well as working as an artist-correspondent during World War I.

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John Singer Sargent (American, b. Italy,
1856–1925), “The Sketchers,”1913. Oil on
canvas. 22 × 28 in. …

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John Singer Sargent (American, b. Italy,
1856–1925), “The Sketchers,”1913. Oil on
canvas. 22 × 28 in. Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts, the Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
© Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Medium
Painting
Signature
"Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition" at the de Young Museum
Series
"Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition" at the de Young Museum
Image rights
Image courtesy of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
John Singer Sargent
American, 1856–1925
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A popular society portraitist and landscape painter, John Singer Sargent was born in Florence to wealthy American parents. He studied painting in France, where he enjoyed both critical acclaim and important patronage. Although he spent most of his time in Europe, he frequently accepted commissions from collectors in the United States. Whether rendered in oil, watercolor, or charcoal, Sargent’s works are characterized by naturalism, lively mark-making, and a sense of immediacy. Influenced by his friendship with Claude Monet, Sargent loved working en plein air, depicting the various places he traveled, including Italy, rural England, Giverny, the Mediterranean, northern Africa, and the Alps. During his later years, Sargent completed several mural projects, as well as working as an artist-correspondent during World War I.

The Sketchers, 1913

Oil on canvas
22 × 28 in
55.9 × 71.1 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
location
San Francisco
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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