Portrait of Mrs Hardt signed 'John S Sargent' (lower left) and dated '1904' (lower right) charcoal on paper 24 x 19in
PROVENANCE: Lady Joan Cuninghame By descent to the present owner
LITERATURE: D. McKibbin, Sargent's Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, 1956, n.p.
The sitter was friends with the current owner's mother Lady Joan Cuninghame, previously married to Earl Fitzwilliam of Wentworth Woodhouse in south Yorkshire where Sargent is known to have been a guest.
We would like to thank Richard Ormond for his assistance cataloguing this lot.