John Singer Sargent's Mrs. Richard D. Sears
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Mrs. Richard D. Sears 
Private collection 
Charcoal on paper 
24 1/2 x 18 1/2  In. 
 Jpeg: Pragmatic Romanticist

Richard Dudley "Dick" Sears  (1861-1943)  
was a tennis player; born in Boston, Mass. He won the lawn tennis singles championship seven consecutive times (1881-87). He was the first ever champion in both lawn and court tennis, winning the U.S. court title in 1892.  (



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