American painter John Singer Sargent had a thoroughly European upbringing, living everywhere from Paris to Venice. In 1877, he exhibited his first portrait in Paris, and so began the career of one of the “leading portrait painters of his generation”. He painted many of the era’s famous faces, including Henry James, Roosevelt and Rockefeller, and exhibited in the world’s best galleries.
John Singer Sargent artwork is instantly recognisable thanks to his signature style, use of oils and luxurious settings. He also painted many watercolour landscapes. Choosing art prints of pieces by such a distinguished artist is a great way to bring some real artistic credentials to your interior design. Whether you fall in love with his grand portraits or his beautifully dreamy European scenes, take a look through some John Singer Sargent paintings to find yourself (and your walls) a treat.
A wide choice of subjects
John Singer Sargent paintings capture a whole host of different scenes, from posed portraits to the streets of Morocco. Bring some class to your hallway and stairwell with some aristocratic portraits like ‘Helen Vincent, Viscountess D’Abernon’ or ‘Lady Meyer and her Children’. Who knows? They could even be mistaken for your ancestors!
For an evocative taste of sunnier climes, John Singer Sargent paintings like ‘Pomegranates, Majorca’ and ‘Memories of Capri’ are a great option. Their sunshine colour palette would work well in a bright kitchen. Or choose John Singer Sargent paintings that are softer and more pastoral, such as ‘Carnation, Lily, Rose’ for a sitting room or garden room.
Choose a material for your John Singer Sargent paintings
The art of this celebrated painter has more than a touch of elegance, so printing onto a stretched cotton canvas will give you the most authentic finish. Pair your John Singer Sargent paintings with a classic floating frame and you’ll have something worthy of a top gallery.
On the other hand, mixing things up by adding a contemporary material to a traditional painting is a great way of creating interest. Lightweight Forex foam board is a lovely choice for John Singer Sargent paintings with light colours, while glossy acrylic glass adds shine and depth to landscape paintings. You can even opt for our high-quality photo paper and hang your poster in a frame for a more affordable professional finish.