Archives of American Art

John Singer Sargent letter to Margaret Stuyvesant Rutherford White

Collection ID:
Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
1883 March 15
Physical Description:
1 Item

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from Sargent to Margaret Stuyvesant Rutherford White (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
Biographical / Historical
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.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 647 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to lender, Joyce Treiman, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming by Joyce Treiman, 1973, who acquired it from Fine Art Source Material, 1971.

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Portrait painting Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- England -- London Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, Margaret Stuyvesant Rutherford, 1857-1916 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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