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'John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal'
From: 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM
In 1907, at the height of his success as a portraitist, John Singer Sargent (18561925) astonished the transatlantic art world when he stopped painting portraits in oil. Afterwards, he switched to charcoal, producing several hundred portraits of individuals recognized for their accomplishments in fields such as art, music, literature and theater. John Singer Sargent: Portraits in Charcoal will be the first exhibition of Sargents portrait drawings in over fifty years. This once-in-a-lifetime assemblage of master drawingsmany of them from private collections and rarely exhibitedfeatures compelling depictions of an international network of trailblazing men and women who helped define twentieth-century Anglo-American culture.