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Mrs. George Swinton (Elizabeth Ebsworth)  1897

by John Singer Sargent

[i]Mrs. George Swinton[/i] epitomizes the painterly virtuosity that made John Singer Sargent one of the most fashionable portraitists in late-19th-century Europe and America. Extravagant color and brushwork were central to Sargent’s success, as was his ability to present a refined and appealing image of his sitter. In Elizabeth “Elsie” Swinton’s case, he accentuated her re...
Size: 
231 × 124 cm (90 3/4 × 48 3/4 in.)
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Credit: 
Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago