John Singer Sargent -- American painter
Mrs. John Nutting
Charcoal on white paper, "Mug"
50.5 x 76.2 cm (20 x 30 in.)
Signed and dated: "John S. Sarsgent 1919"
Jpg: Wendy & Gordon Hawksley
From: "Society Portraits 1850 - 1939"
Earl Beatty was the most distinguished
naval commander to serve in the Great War; he was Vice-Admiral in command
of the British advance forces at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. David Beatty
was knighted in 1914 and created Earl Beatty in 1919, the year in which
the present portrait was drawn. Earl Beatty was married to Ethel, eldest
daughter of Marshall Field of Chicago ([see] de Làszlò's
portrait of the Countess Beatty)
[Shown at the] 'Society Portraits 1850 - 1939' - this was an exhibition held at the Colnaghi Gallery and the Clarendon Gallery in London from 30 October to 14 December 1985.
By: Natasha Wallace
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