Exhibit image
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Helen Sears  1895

by John Singer Sargent

Upper right: John S. Sargent 1895 [br]Gift of Mrs. J. D. Cameron Bradley Helen Sears was one of two portraits Sargent completed in 1895 when he traveled to Boston to install his first murals at the Boston Public Library. Six-year-old Helen was the daughter of Sargent’s friend Sarah Choate Sears, an accomplished photographer, painter, and art patron. Sargent’s high viewp...
167.3 x 91.4 cm (65 7/8 x 36 in.)
Oil on canvas
Public Domain, Courtesy of the MFA Boston