Portrait of Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland1904
The present sitter, the Duchess of Sutherland, was one of the most celebrated and progressive members of London society. Sargent depicts her impressive form in a shady garden. With one hand resting on a fountain, she wears a green, floral pattern dress with a low-cut neckline. The Duchess seems to emerge from the natural world itself, which inspires the laurel leaf tiara on her red hair. Read more...
- 254 x 146 cm
- Oil on canvas
- © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid. Exhibited on USEUM for Scholarly use.
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