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During the 1870s, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) studied in the Paris atelier of the painter Carolus-Duran

(1837-1917), one of the pre-eminent society portraitists of the Third Republic, who honed young Sargent’s gift for the kind of virtuoso portraiture that would make his fortune. Carolus also sowed the seeds of Sargent’s fascination with Spain, imparting to his star pupil not only his own deep devotion to the work of Baroque master Diego Velázquez and to Spanish painting in general, but also his love of Spanish folk life and music.
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