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 (sär′jənt), John Singer 1856-1925.
American painter known especially for his elegant portraits and watercolor landscapes.
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1. (Biography) Sir (Harold) Malcolm (Watts). 1895–1967, English conductor
2. (Biography) John Singer. 1856–1925, US painter, esp of society portraits; in London from 1885
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(ˈsɑr dʒənt)

John Singer, 1856–1925, U.S. painter.
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Noun1.Sargent - United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)Sargent - United States painter (born in Italy) known for his society portraits (1856-1925)
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At Sargent's he left them in the machine a few minutes while he transacted business.
"It's the wrong time of the year to see Pajaro Valley," Benson said, when he again sat beside Saxon and Sargent's was a thing of the past.
"Wait till we strike Pajaro Valley," he said, when they had passed Gilroy and were booming on toward Sargent's.
A full discussion of the questions of ballad origins and the like is to be found in the 'Cambridge' edition (Houghton Mifflin) of the ballads, edited by Sargent and Kittredge.
Blessed be Sargent, Ahrens, and the Dubois brothers, who invented the cloud-breakers of the world whereby we travel in security!
There was all the difference between the two that there is between a nameless figure in some cheap picture and a portrait by Sargent. There were times when the story of the play seemed thin to him, and the other characters wooden, but in his blackest moods he was sure of Willie.
Alvin Sargent, writer for the Spider-Man movies, died Thursday.
Los Angeles: Academy Award-winner Alvin Sargent, who wrote films like 'Paper Moon', 'Ordinary People' and 'Spider-Man' sequels of the 2000s, is no more.
BRYAN HUGHES hailed young prospect Matty Sargent as "absolutely outstanding" after the 17-year-old made his National League debut for Wrexham and helped the Dragons seal a comeback win over fellow play-off side Harrogate Town.
She also mentored many student-teachers, said her husband, John Sargent.
Now 25, Sargent has been locked away after a serious turn in his offending - taking part in a terrifying armed robbery with Durrell Stewart, who both wore hoods as they grabbed cash and booze from a newsagent.
This festive season, CLIC Sargent, the UK's leading cancer charity for children and young people, is calling on people in Wales to raise money for young cancer patients and their families, to provide them with specialist support.