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

Creator:
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
Subject:
White, Henry
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 item
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.
Citation:
John Singer Sargent letter to Mrs. Henry White, 1883 March 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 647 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Joyce Treiman, after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) was a portrait painter from 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.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming by Joyce Treiman, 1973, who acquired it from Fine Art Source Material, 1971.
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Portrait painters
Portrait painting
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6676
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215999
AAA_collcode_sargjohw
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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