Born on this day in fashion history: John Singer Sargent

Happy birthday to American artist John Singer Sargent, born on this day in 1856. Sargent was born in Florence, Italy to American parents who nurtured his artistic inclinations, sending him to art school first in Florence and than in Paris, where he would study under the respected portraitist Carolus-Duran. Sargent would become one of the most sought-after portrait painters … Continue reading Born on this day in fashion history: John Singer Sargent