The subject of this caricature is possibly John Singer Sargent painting Carnation Lily Lily Rose. He may also be the creator. Hand-written on the verso: And all unmindful of the evening dew; still is his faith in nature he was true; till own [illegible] upon Nature's breast; he woke and found a cold upon his chest.
Caricature of an artist painting vigorously, ca. 1885-1886. Francis Davis Millet and Millet family papers, 1858-1984, bulk 1858-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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