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Looking at John Singer Sargent - Fully Booked

Thursday, February 23

7:00 p.m. Lectures, Readings, Films

 

This program is booked to capacity. We invite you to explore some of our other upcoming programs

 

Presented by Dr. Erica Hirshler
Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings, MFA, Boston

John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, 1882. Oil on canvas. 87 3/8 x 87 5/8 in. Acc. #19.124. Gift of Mary Louisa Boit, Julia Overing Boit, Jane Hubbard Boit, and Florence D. Boit in memory of their father, Edward Darley Boit.

This lecture, presented by Dr. Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of American Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Sargent House Museum, will explore Sargent’s heralded career and his ties to the North Shore.

Cost is $10 for CAM or Sargent House members /$15 for nonmembers. Space is limited, reservations required. For more information email info@capeannmuseum.org. Tickets can be purchased by calling (978)283-0455 x10 or online at Eventbrite.

Widely considered an expert in American painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Dr. Hirshler has published extensively on John Singer Sargent, Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, Dennis Bunker, William Merritt Chase, and on women artists and collectors. She is particularly interested in the vibrant artistic exchange between the United States and Europe during this period and in questions of national identity. She also studies Boston’s history, art, and patronage. Dr. Hirshler holds a BA from Wellesley College and a PhD from Boston University; she has lectured at museums and other cultural institutions across the United States and abroad.

Image: John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, 1882. Oil on canvas. 87 3/8 x 87 5/8 in. Acc. #19.124. Gift of Mary Louisa Boit, Julia Overing Boit, Jane Hubbard Boit, and Florence D. Boit in memory of their father, Edward Darley Boit.

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