John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
John Singer Sargent was an american artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury. During his career, he created roughly 900 oil paintings and more than 2,000 watercolors, as well as countless sketches and charcoal drawings.
Boutet de Monvel: infinite refinement
Daughter Sylvie, wife Delfina, and Bernard Boutet de Monvel "the handsomest man in Europe"(according to the American press) Contents from artist Bernard Boutet de Monvel’s “hotel particulier”, & his studio, in the heart of the Parisian neighbourhood of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is being offered for sale by Sothey's in Paris April 5th and 6th. Featured- around 300 lots, mainly paintings and drawings by the artist and his father, the famous 19th century illustrator Maurice Boutet de Monvel…
The Unsettled Legacy of John Singer Sargent
John Singer Sargent’s brilliance as a painter should be obvious to anyone with eyes. And yet a perennial caveat inevitably surfaces in much of the discussion that accompanies exhibitions of his work.
Peter Brown RP NEAC PS ROI Hon. RBA - The Royal Society of Portrait Painters
Examples of portraits, biographical information, method of working and pricing structure for commissioned portraits for Peter Brown
Two Dads and Two Adopted Boys- family portrait by Simon Davis - The Royal Society of Portrait Painters
Being a same-sex couple, David and Fabiano's boys are adopted ‘....best thing we ever did’ so they thought a family portrait would help to embed their family memories now and in the future. Something that would give them a sense of permanency.