October 22, 2010

John Singer Sargent Week: "Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon"

I once read that John Singer Sargent was commissioned to make so many charcoal portraits that at wealthy, Parisian parties a man frequently used, "How do you like your Sargent drawing?" as a pick-up line. He claimed that nine out of ten times his guess was correct.

1 comment:

  1. I love this picture, she really looks beautiful.