John Singer Sargent

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Description: A photo of Sargent in his studio in Paris, 1885. Sargent was a portrait and mural painter in London, England.

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Dimensions: 16 cm x 23 cm

Date: 1885

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Repository: Archives of American Art

Accession number: AAA_miscphot_8104

‹shin›, iessi, Missy Prince, and 88 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. El Cielo Studio 83 months ago | reply

    Fabulous image of fabrics and textiles, too.

  2. 83 months ago | reply

    Not sure if the uploader reads these comments, but you've got a typo in your description: "aortrait" instead of "portrait".

  3. Smithsonian Institution 83 months ago | reply

    Thank you, Good catch. We fixed it.

  4. Zomo Graphics © (ZM) 80 months ago | reply

    Amazing Value!

    From the whitest whites to the darkest darks!

  5. with_regards 79 months ago | reply

    How wonderful to see. His paintings are amazing.

  6. DEWELDEMAN 79 months ago | reply

    On the upper right: a parabolic antenna?
    No serious: this is a great illustration of the Paris art scene, biotope for artists, dancers, musicians and prostitutes...
    Henri Toulouse, where are you?

  7. Sandra Rajkov 79 months ago | reply

    Fantastic shot my friend. congrats !!!!

  8. Yorchis [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

    John Singer Sargent is Great!

  9. victortan47 [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

    What's he doing? also a table block this man's body, must zooming closer to this man.

  10. Yorchis [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

    he's posing to the camera at his studio

  11. artland 78 months ago | reply

    wonderfulllllllllllllll !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. albertcampion 78 months ago | reply

    is this the artist that some people believe was the real "Jack the Ripper" ?

  13. Yorchis [deleted] 78 months ago | reply

    I Don't think so, i don't know... He's such a good painter

  14. poopeson 78 months ago | reply

    his left hand looks like he is sms-ing...

    @DEWELDEMAN: i think the top right is a reflector for the lights...right infront of that thing is a long bulb right? it looks like it..

  15. Smithsonian Institution 78 months ago | reply

    I think the artist you are thinking of is Walter Sickert. The author Patricia Cornwall has recently written a book, entitled Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed, which claims Sickert was Jack the Ripper. Here are a few articles you can read if interested:

    Thanks for your interest!!

  16. vvitch 78 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Haunted Decor, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  17. GemmieV 77 months ago | reply

    this image really tells a story. its great :D

  18. antoniaantilope 77 months ago | reply

    I like this style. Yeah and I agree this picture is really telling me a story. Love it!

    Yours Antonia
    Admin of the Group "Greatest Photographs in 2009"

  19. Uriolus 76 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called The Painter in his Studio, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
    John Singer Sargent is one of my favourite painters

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