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Yesterday – Born on this day. John Singer Sargent, January 12, 1856, Florence – April 14,…

Yesterday – Born on this day. John Singer Sargent, January 12, 1856, Florence – April 14, 1925, London, American expatriate artist, considered the “leading portrait painter of his generation”. Born to American parents, he was trained in Paris before moving to London, living most of his life in Europe. He created roughly 900 oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless sketches and charcoal drawings. His oeuvre documents worldwide travel, from Venice over Dresden to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine, and Florida. “Dr Pozzi at home”, 1881

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