Letter from Sargent to Clark, January 13, 1924

[On Copley Plaza stationery]
Jan. 13th [1924]

Dear Mr Clark

Have the Mr. Marquand if you want it. I don’t think it is below the average—only If you are borrowing anything from the N.Y. museum, I think Mme. X is worth ten of it—but do just as you like—

I said the “Copley Prints” had a good photograph of Mr. Higginson’s portrait—not Hopkinson.

Ada Rehan’s full-length portrait is a good one and belongs to Mrs Whitin, of Whitinsville, Mass.

The portraits belonging to Mr. Henry Phipps are one of his daughter Mrs Guest, and one of his wife with a grandchild—the Mrs Guest is the better of the two as I remember.

If there are any portraits of mine at Bristol, R.I. they would be too early post mortems done from photographs—not fit to exhibit.

At the museum in Providence, R.I. there is a not bad portrait of the centenarian Don Manuel Garcia.

I am writing to Mrs Whitin to support your possible request for Miss Ada Rehan.

Yours Sincerely,

John S. Sargent

Accession Number: SC.SargentArchive.9.16

This letter is a part of The John Singer Sargent Archive.

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