Henry G. Marquand
John Singer Sargent -- American painter
Metropolitan Museum, New York
Oil on canvas 
132.1 x 106 cm (52 x 41 3/4 in.)
Gift of Trustees, 1897
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Henry G Marquand, was second president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The painting was done in Sargent's London studio in the summer of 1897 and was commissioned by the Trustees of the Met. Henry was seventy-eight when this was done. Sargent had painted his wife in 1887 which was Sargent's first portrait commission within the United States. 

Elizabeth Allen Marquand 




Richard Morris Hunt (1828-1895) 
American architect  
Metropolitan Museum of Art (1890-02)
Created 12/7/2001