In gratitude to the Apollo magazine which has consented 
to republication of the text here at the

Asher Wertheimer Asher Wertheimer
Jacqueline Ride
Paintings Conservator, 
and Dr. Joyce H. Townsend 
Senior Conservation Scientist,
 both work at the Tate Gallery in London

The authors are very grateful to David Fraser Jenkins, Stephen Hackney, and Annette King for making useful comments on the text; Annette Southall who initiated research into Sargent's techniques when she began the conservation treatment of the Wertheimer portraits, continued later by Lesley Stevenson; Kate Oliver, who made information available from the Harvard University Art Museums; and Lydia Vagts (Museum of Fine Arts Boston) who has very generously shared her unpublished research with us.




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