-- American painter
61 x 48.2 cm. (24 x 19 in.)
signed and dated 'John S Sargent 1911' (lower right)
husband was Gavin Turnbull Simonds, much later 1st Viscount Simonds,
British judge, then Lord Chancellor.
Mrs Francis Hamilton Mellor
(mother to Mary Hope Mellor)
Sold Christies, 4 June 1999, London, King Street, £10,925
(or $18,166 USD), Sale # 6127, lot 15, was estimated £5,000 -
£8,000 ($8,314 - $13,302)
The sitter, thence by descent.
D. McKibbon, Sargent's Boston, with a complete check list of Sargent's
portraits, Boston, 1956, p.109.
- See the year