Resident of St Ives, living at Hawkes Point, Sargent painted the House of Lords and House of Commons series of drawings, exhibited at Tooth's Gallery (London) in 1851. He was also the artist who drew William Ewart Gladstone, now in the permanent collection of the Palace of Westminster.
St Ives Town Council own a large painting by the artist Catch of Pilchards, St Ives, which is also called The Seine Net in the Public Catalogue Foundation review of paintings owned in public collections (p136).
Painter of portraits
works and access
Works include: Commons in Session (c1851); Catch of Pilchards, St Ives
Access to Works: St Ives Town Council
RA 1854-74; Tooth's Gallery (London) 1851
Hardie (2009) Artists in Newlyn and West Cornwall (p343)
Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly: Oil Paintings in Public Ownership
Whybrow St Ives (1883-1900 list, p 211)
C Wood Victorian Painters;