John Singer Sargent's  Portrait of Mrs. Daniel Sargent Curtis
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 Portrait of Mrs. Daniel Sargent Curtis
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art,
University of Kansas, Lawrence
Oil on canvas
71.1 x 53.3 cm (28 x 21 in.)
Samuel H. Kress Study Collection 1960.59
 Jpeg: Spencer Museum of Art

She was the mother of Ralph Wormeley Curtis -- cousin to Sargent and fellow American artist in Paris. The painting is very dark, though in person you can see gradations of dark colors for the background.

Mrs. Daniel Sargent Curtis
c. 1882

John would later paint her with her husband, son and daughter-in-law in 1898

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By:  Natasha Wallace
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Created 8/2/2001
Updated 09/1/2004