Against a light-brown background Miss Emily Priestley is shown with her head turned three-quarters to the left, her dark eyes looking down to the right.
Miss Priestley by John Singer Sargent, c. 1889
- Oil on canvas
- 91 x 63 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Emily Sargent through The Art Fund
She is pale faced, with dark hair and eyebrows, and wears a shot-silk dress of purple and yellow-brown, with red flowers at the breast. Her arms are bent, with the backs of her hands resting on her waist.
Miss Emily Sargent