Art: Sargent Notes

Prominent persons flocked to the Metropolitan Museum, Manhattan, for the opening of a memorial exhibition of the paintings of John Singer Sargent—59 of his best oils, 62 of the deft little watercolor sketches that were his travel-notes on Spain, Italy, Switzerland.

On the same day the Reinhardt Galleries announced that they had just sold Mr. Sargent's portrait of Princess Demidov to Mrs. Edward D. Libbey, widow of the Toledo glass manufacturer, for $40,000.

In London, the Royal Academy exhibition of Sargent's work opened at Burlington House. U. S. tourists...

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