John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925). Mr. and Mrs. I. N. Phelps Stokes, 1897. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Edith Minturn Phelps Stokes (Mrs. I. N.), 1938 (38.104) | The Stokes were married on August 25, 1895, and the portrait by Sargent was a wedding gift from James A. Scrimse. Sargent's first intention was to paint a single portrait of Edith, but then he decided to paint her with a Great Dane. When the dog was no longer available I. N. Phelps Stokes took his place.
Mrs. Hugh Hammersley John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London) Date: 1892 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 81 x 45 1/2 in. (205.7 x 115.6 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglass Campbell, in memory of Mrs. Richard E. Danielson, 1998 Accession Number: 1998.365 This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 771