This book explores John Singer Sargent's (1856 - 1925) development as one of the most brilliant portrait painters of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and specifically focuses on one of his most beautiful female portraits, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, now in the National Gallery of Scotland. Due to the enthusiastic reception of this particular work. Sargent was assured a large clientele of wealthy, society women, including Mrs George Swinton (Art Institute of Chicago) and Mrs Charles Thursby (The Newark Museum, New Jersey). ...

Portrait of a Lady: Sargent and Lady Agnew 1991, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

ISBN-13: 9780903598712

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