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Sargent, John Singer Line breaks: John Sin¦ger Sar|gent
Pronunciation: /ˈsɑːdʒənt/

Definition of Sargent, John Singer in English:

( 1856–1925), American 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.

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