Conversation, Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Lewis
John Singer Sargent
-- American painter
Pencil on paper
10 x 7.5 in.
Inscribed lower left
.. Amalfi, Miss Lewis and her German admirer was opposite do you remember?
Borghi Fine Art Inc.
The work may
have been executed at the Hotel Palumbo in Ravello, on the Amalfi Coast
in Italy, where Sargent stayed with Edwin Austin Abbey and his wife for
several weeks in July of 1891. The work depicts Miss Elizabeth Lewis (Lady
Lewis) who was later painted by [Sargent] in 1892.
Lady Lewis was the wife of Sir George
My gratitude to Stephanie for letting
me know about this painting on the net.
As of 2/24/2002 it was offered for
sale at Mark Borghi Fine Art Inc.
- The Artist
- Gift of the Artist to Mary
Newbold Patterson Hale
- By descent in the family above