JOHN SINGER SARGENT - FAMED AMERICAN PAINTER AND PORTRAIT ARTIST

Time-Line of the Life of John Singer Sargent

List of important dates in Sargent's life and career

BORN in Florence, Italy - 1856
Fumee d'ambre gris entered at Salon - 1880
Won medal for Portraiture - 1881
MOVED to Paris to study art in the atelier of Carolus-Duran - 1884
Second class metal for "Oyster Gatherers of Cancale - 1878
Portrait of Madame Pailleron entered at Salon - 1880
Portrait of Madame Gautreau entered at Salon - 1884
MOVED to London, England - 1886
Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose shown at Royal Academy of Arts - 1887
Agreed to paint series of murals for the Boston Public Library - 1890
Lady Agnew of Lochnaw Shown at Royal Academy of Arts - 1893
Electedas an Associate of the Royal Academy - 1894
LEFT OFF painting portraits - 1907
The Fountain, Vila Torlonia, Franscati, Italy - 1907
Commission to paint rotunda for
the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1916
Completed "The Triumph of Religion" on
The Boston Public Library - 1919
Painted Synagogue - 1919
DIED in London- 1925

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