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Sunday, May 28, 2017

The Tate Loans John Singer Sargent Painting to the Jewish Museum

John Singer Sargent's 'Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children.' John Singer Sargent's 'Mrs. Carl Meyer and Her Children.' Wikimedia Commons/Google Art Project

On Friday, September 16, the Jewish Museum will unveil an exhibition centered on John Singer Sargent’s remarkable painting of Adèle Meyer, the wife of Carl Meyer, who served as chief clerk and negotiator for the Rothschild family as well as deputy chairman of the De Beers mining group, and their two children. The celebrated painting is on loan from Tate Britain and has not been exhibited in the U.S. in over ten years. The work will be complemented by other family portraits, family photographs, personal correspondence, and domestic memorabilia.

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