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John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal at Morgan Library [New York]

Henry James
Henry James ©

From 1888 onwards, John Singer Sargent produced over 600 portraits in charcoal.  This exhibition at the Morgan Library and Museum is the first to explore the artist's masterful use of the medium, to produce vivid portraits of notable figures from London and Boston society.

Her Majesty The Queen has generously lent a Portrait of Henry James, one of Sargent's most celebrated sitters. The exhibition is open to the public in New York until 12 January, and will also be on display at the National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian, in Washington, from February 2020.

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