Mrs. Joshua Montgomery Sears
(Sarah Choate Sears)
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas 
Oil on canvas 
147.6 x 96.8 cm  (58 1/8 x 38 1/8 in.)
Museum purchase with funds provided by George R. Brown in honor of his wife, Alice Pratt Brown
Jpg: Pinakothek of IAS 
From: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

This portrait represents John Singer Sargent’s lifelong friend Sarah Sears, a photographer and patron of the arts in Boston. Her alert pose . . . [captures], as one critic wrote, “the nervous tension of the age.” 
(Museum of Fine Arts)


Created 8/21/2002