JOHN SINGER SARGENT
(January 12, 1856 – April 14, 1925) was the most successful portrait painter of his era. During his career, 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 to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine, and Florida.
John Sargent, Study for Carnation Lily, Lily Rose, pencil on paper, 1885
John Sargent, Carnation Lily, Lily Rose
John Sargent, The Sitwell Family (detail), 1900, oil on canvas