American Realism Painter
Sargent, of a wealthy American family, was born "on the Continent." He was educated abroad and spent much of his life in Europe. He painted numerous portraits of the upper classes (usually Americans), but much peferred landscapes.
Birth: January 12, 1856, Florence, Italy
Death: April 15, 1925, London, England
John Singer Sargent and his paintings in Wikipedia
John Singer Sargent and his art in WebMuseum