Share this entry

Sargent, John Singer Syllabification: Sar·gent, John Singer
Pronunciation: /ˈsärjənt/

Definition of Sargent, John Singer in English:

( 1856–1925), US painter. He is best known for his portraiture in a style noted for its bold brushwork. He was much in demand in Parisian circles, but following a scandal over the supposed eroticism of Madame Gautreau (1884) he moved to London. In World War I, he worked as an official war artist.

Definition of Sargent, John Singer in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day exemplum
Pronunciation: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
noun
an example or model...