John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Escutcheon of Charles V of Spain, 1912. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1915 (15.142.11) | This work is in our “Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends,” on view through October 4, 2015.
Depicting preparations for a hunting expedition at a palace in Ajmer, Rajasthan, this unfinished canvas probably dates from Weeks’s 1892 trip to India and may have been painted from photographs or sketches upon his return to Paris
Jean Béraud (French, 1849–1936). Parisian Street Scene, ca. 1885. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 (1975.1.243) | This painting shows a view of a Parisian street corner on a gray, winter day. #paris