John Singer Sargent

Link to video of Richard Ormond lecture

Richard Ormond, the leading expert on John Singer Sargent, traces the artist's career from its beginnings to his major breakthrough in 1892, with his execution of the ravishing portrait of Gertrude Vernon, Lady Agnew, which opened the way to the British market and catapulted him to transatlantic fame.

Link to introductory video for the exhibition 'Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery'

Susan Grace Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, introduces the exhibition Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery, on view in the East Gallery through February 1, 2015.