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A top Art site by the BBC WebGuide 
"Exhausting levels of detail make this a fascinating and informative exploration of the 19th century painter, with individual paintings treated as mysteries to be investigated. The complexity of the human relationships unearthed is both compelling and illuminating."

--BBC WebGuide 10-Sep-2001

  • "superbly produced ... A fitting digital tribute to this great man." (Go to)
  • "an extraordinary creation . . . such enormous amounts of energy into [this] website -- Really remarkable . . . [The] contributions from descendants of subjects of paintings, enrich the JSS history immensely." (Go to)
  • "What a treat and what an important repository and unlike all the coffee-table books it is alive and growing" (Go to)
  • "This site is a major artistic construction in itself and an astounding tour de force  . . .[It has] made the normally difficult task of learning about the life and times of Sargent and his contemporaries accessible, sensible and truly enjoyable in a way no book can duplicate." -- Chuck Clausen
  • "This is more than just an eye-candy site, it's a feast for the mind.." -- Mary McKay-Eaton
  • "the best site on one subject or person I have ever seen." (Go to)
  • "[This] site has no peer, which means [this Gallery] deserves a title –– hail to the 'Queen!’  There really is no other art site on the web that approaches the level of thoroughness in research or quality of layout that JSS Gallery offers. ( . . .)" (Go to)
  • "a WONDERFUL job of putting the art in context. It's really amazing.  (Go to)
  • "a visual feast and a virtual education."(Go to)
  • "scholarly, artful, impressive."(Go to)
  • "This web page is really a 'Work of Art'." (Go to)
  • "one of the most easily accessible and visually pleasing art web-sites around. It is exemplary" (Go to)
  • " I absolutely cannot get enough of this site . . ."  (Go to)
  • "I can't tell you how wonderful I think [this] site is for portrait artists! I am not kidding when I tell you I visit on an average normal month, 4 times or more.!"(Go to)
  • "a wonderfully composed piece of work . . .clearly a passion,    wonderfully expressed" (Go to)
  • "rarely seen such an informative site with so many works of art devoted to one artist......and what an artist!" (Go to)
  • "It is sites like [this] that make the Internet important." (Go to)
  • "casual, nonpretentious presentation kept me here . . .  made him real  . . ." (Go to)
  • "absolutely brilliant site!"(Go to)
  • "extraordinarily wonderful and useful  . . . [shows] love of the listener . . ." (Go to)
  • "it draws one into it's information." (Go to)
  • "fantastic John Singer Sargent resource. . .truly invaluable, and a pleasure to use."(Go to)
  • "Well done doesn't do [it] justice. Excellent, excellent site." (Go to)
  • "absolutely knocked over by [this] web site!  ...  accomplished   ...   insight[ful]  ... thorough ..exhaustive .. complete" (Go to)
  • "I always felt that JSS is among the very few greats! but now with this superb gallery the world can see for themselves the unique touch of 'THE JOHN SINGER SARGENT'" (Go to)