John Singer Sargent letter to Mrs. Henry White, 1883 Mar. 15

Sargent, John Singer, b. 1856 d. 1925
Painter, Muralist, Sculptor, Printmaker
Active in Paris, France; New York, N.Y.; Mass.; London, Ohio

Collection Summary: A letter from Sargent to Mrs. Henry White, informing her that he has not finished her portrait, asking permission to send it to the academy for exhibition when completed, and mentioning his portrait of the Boit children and of Mme. Gautreau. Also included are a partial transcription of the letter; data about the letter; and a clipping of the Boit and White portraits.

Biographical/Historical Note: Portrait painter; London, England. Born in Florence and educated in Europe. Portrayed members of high society and aristocracy and became one of the most sought after portraitists of his day.

Lent for microfilming by Joyce Treiman, 1973, who acquired it from Fine Art Source Material, 1971.

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