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Mrs. Charles Gifford Dyer (Mary Anthony)  1880

by John Singer Sargent

The sitter and her husband, the painter Charles Gifford Dyer, were part of an expatriate community of American artists that lived and worked in Europe in the late 19th century. John Singer Sargent painted this portrait during his first extended stay in Venice as a professional artist. Rather than a formal commission, the work likely served as a souvenir of friendship and s...
62.2 × 43.8 cm (24 1/2 × 17 1/4 in.)
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago