Jerry Weiss on Sargent’s Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children

For his most recent “Master Class” column in The Artist’s Magazine, Jerry Weiss writes about John Singer Sargent’s portrait of Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children. The portrait was the subject of a recent exhibition at the Jewish Museum. You can read here Weiss’s article, “A Picture of Knock-Down Insolence,” which appears January/February 2017 issue.

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John Singer Sargent, Mrs. Carl Meyer and her Children, 1896, oil on canvas, 79½ x 52¾ in. Tate: Bequeathed by Adèle, Lady Meyer 1930, with a life interest for her son and grandson and presented in 2005 in celebration of the lives of Sir Anthony and Lady Barbadee Meyer, accessioned 2009
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