(43 years old)
On February 13th,
works on The Wyndham
Sisters at their house in Belgrave Square, London.
February 20 thru
March: he holds
his second one-man show at the Copley Hall, Boston (Boston Art
Association) 110 works -- fifty-three oils, sixty drawings, and
April: he's put on
the "Hanging Committee"
of the Royal Academy which is considered the most prestigious and
difficulty with moldings,
he travels to Paris and talks to Augustus
Saint-Gaudens about casting the Crucifix in Dogma of Redemption for
the Boston murals.
His death is
in American newspapers. He sends a telegram to Mrs.
Isabella Stewart Gardner: "Alive and kicking, Sargent."
December: he takes
Johannes Wolff (1897) as his diploma painting to the Royal
and submits An Interior in Venice (1898) in its place. JSS had
it for Mrs. Curtis but she disliked it. She felt she had been
too old and her son as being disrespectful in his stance.