Canvas: 60 1/4 x 36 in. (153 x 91.4 cm)
Portrait of Mary Barrett Wendell (1832-1912) by John Singer Sargent. The fifty-six-year-old woman wears a splendid gown accented with iridescent Indian beetle-wing embroidery, her hair is fashionably dressed, and she is flanked by a luxuriant arrangement of hydrangeas.
Gift of the Roger and Susan Hertog Charitable Fund and Jan and Warren Adelson
Signed lower left: "John S. Sargent"
Dated upper right: 1888
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