Miss Priestley by John Singer Sargent

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.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
91 x 63 cm
Acquired in:
1929
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.

Provenance

Miss Emily Sargent

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