Mrs. Hugh Hammersley

Oil on canvas | 205.7 x 115.6cm | 1892

John Singer Sargent

Mrs. Hammersley (née Mary Frances Grant, ca. 1863–ca. 1902), wife of a banker and a fashionable London hostess, is lightly poised on an elegant French sofa. Her willowy form and candid expression suggest Sargent's ability to characterize and flatter ...
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