John Singer Sargent (American, 1856 - 1925)

John Singer Sargent

American | 1856 - 1925

John Singer Sargent was an American 19th Century artist who was born in 1856. His work is currently being shown at multiple venues like Tate Britain in London. Numerous key galleries and museums such as Museum of Fine Arts, Boston have featured John Singer Sargent's work in the past.John Singer Sargent's work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from 3 USD to 23,528,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 1998 the record price for this artist at auction is 23,528,000 USD for GROUP WITH PARASOLS (A SIESTA), sold at Sotheby's New York in 2004. John Singer Sargent has been featured in articles for World Art News, Studio International and Hyperallergic. The most recent article is Shakespeare’s Plays in Art written for Daily Art Magazine in April 2024. The artist died in 1925.

Artist's alternative names: J. S. Sargent, John S. Sargent, John Singer Sargeant

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Current Exhibitions

American Made

Huntsville Museum of Art
Huntsville | Alabama | USA
Mar 22,2024 - Jun 16,2024

Sargent and Fashion

Tate Britain
Millbank | London | UK
Feb 22,2024 - Jul 07,2024


A Day in the Garden: 10 Beautiful Gardens in Art
Shakespeare’s Plays in Art

Shakespeare’s Plays in Art  

Daily Art Magazine 08/04/2024
Masterpiece Story: Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth by John Singer Sargent


..While he is best known for his powerful paintings, he largely ceased painting portraits in 1907 and turned instead to charcoal drawings to satisfy portrait commissions...

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The Morgan Library

..While Sargent is best known for his society portraits and much of his oeuvre has been well-documented in exhibitions and publications, this groundbreaking exhibition and its accompanying catalogue will...

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Corcoran Gallery of Art

.. Simultaneously, in the Museum's Fenway Gallery, we will exhibit archival material related to Sargent's use of the Gothic Room as a studio...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

..It showcases 52 paintings and eight sculptures by some of America's greatest artists...

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Wichita Art Museum

..Fabulous early-20th-century scenes of landscape, labor, and leisure highlight Sargent’s exquisite mastery of the medium of watercolor, in which he was unsurpassed...

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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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