Object photography

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On View Barbara Weld Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • John Singer Sargent (American, active years 1874-1925)
  • Portrait of Sarah Lawrence Brooks, 1890
  • Oil on canvas
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 61 1/4 in, W: 51 1/4 in (H: 155.6 cm, W: 130.2 cm)
  • Anonymous gift, 2002
  • M11509


This is a 3/4 length portrait of Sarah Lawrence Brooks. Ms. Brooks sits at table with 3/4 of her face and body showing. One arm is at her side and the other holds a small statue and rests on the table. The figure wears a black and silver dress. There are columns and a sunset in the background.

Exhibition History

  • Upcoming Exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; 2015 through Present
  • American Decorative Arts exhibition, Peabody Essex Museum; June 03, 2003 through Present