”They are works that have travelled through the centuries to form a priceless collection. So how do you make sure they can travel safely across the other side of the world to Australia?” [John Singer Sargent’s Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892.] (The Guardian)
My silly submission for this month’s Let’s Draw Sherlock, it’s a 2 part story!
John decides to draw his own version of John Singer Sargent’s Madame X to complete the Reinterpreting Famous Works challenge. Unfortunately Irene’s idea of posing for art isn’t quite what he had in mind.
1. “Photogravure of Mr. Henschel’s portrait by John S. Sargent, R.A.” from Fifty songs : old and new, including some published now for the first time / by George Henschel ; edited with the English translation by the author, with a photogravure of Mr. Henschel’s portrait by John S. Sargent, and biography of Mr. Henschel. Sir George Henschel.Cincinatti: J. Church, c1905.
2. Cover of Fifty songs.
3. George Henschel and Lilian June Bailey(1860-1901)