From: Barbara Ann Levine
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Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2005
The painting by Sargent of Mrs. Phipps and Winston Guest is hanging in the Phipps dining room of Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury, Long Island, NY, which in now open to the public. According to the plaque it was done in 1906.
Double portrait of Mrs. Phipps with her grandson, Winston Guest (1906-1982) seated on her lap. Mrs. Phipps wears a white gown with dark green overcloak. The baby wears a white dress with white lace cap.
There is another protrait done by Sargent
Mrs. Wilton Phipps, (painting).
Oil on canvas.
35 x 25 1/2 in. (88.9 x 64.8 cm)
(Lower right:) J. S. (?Sargent) signed
Waist-length portrait of Mrs. Wilton Phipps (1855-1934) holding two flowers to her breast. She wears a black and white gown, a black choker, pearl necklace, bracelets, and rings.
Ormond, Richard and Elaine Kilmurray, "John Singer Sargent: complete paintings; volume 3, The later portraits," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003, no. 539.
Old Westbury Gardens, Inc., Coll. Guidebook.
McKibbin, David, "Sargent's Boston," Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1956.
Ormond, Richard and Elaine Kilmurray, "John Singer Sargent: complete paintings; volume 3, The later portraits," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003, pg. 194.