John Singer Sargent's Dwarf with a Mastiff, Copy after Velázquez
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Dwarf with a Mastiff, Copy after Velázquez
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
The Hispanic Society of America, New York
Oil on canvas
56 x 42 in. (142 x 106.5 cm)
 (A 1960)
The copy of Velázquez work hung in Sargent's Paris studio at Boulevard Berthier always looking down on him as if to repeat his teacher's reminder that it was Velázquez that a student must study 

Sargent's Boulevard Berthier 

Diego Velázquez   
(1599-1660) Spanish court painter 
Court Dwarf Don Antonio el Inglés 
Oil on canvas, 142 x 107 cm 
Museo del Prado, Madrid 

Special thanks to Malcolm Armstrong, of New York City, a friend of the JSS Gallery, for sending me the link to this image.  


By:  Natasha Wallace
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Created 3/4/2003