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Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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View Resource The Sargent Murals at the Boston Public Library

Best known as a portrait painter for the rich and fashionable, John Singer Sargent worked for nearly 30 years (1890-1919) on a monumental mural cycle, _Triumph of Religion_, installed in the Boston Public Library's main building, designed by McKim, Mead, and White and opened in Copley Square in 1895. Since 1919, the murals have deteriorated considerably, and this Web site presents their current...

http://sargentmurals.bpl.org/