Viola Tree, 1907
Charcoal on Paper
61 x 48.3 cm (24 x 19
Signed and dated (top
left and right): John S. Sargent 1907
Friend of the JSS Gallery
Viola was the daughter of the well-known
actor Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree. Her uncle was Max Beerbohm.
Special thanks to Matt Davies, of
Kansas City, a friend
of the JSS Gallery, for sending me a note regarding this image.
At the time of the exhibit in 1979,
it was owned by her son David Tree Parsons.
Royal Society of Portrait Painters, hosted at the Grafton Galleries,
London. Opened June, 1916.
See the year in review 1907