DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
Jean-Philippe WORTH | The Lohengrin cloak

WORTH, Jean-Philippe
France 1856 – 1926
The Lohengrin cloak c.1890
green silk shot with gold and lined with flesh satin and tulle; bordered with a band of gold braid, cream silk chiffon and pearls, sequins and beads; nine hand-painted angels set in a circle of velvet with beads and gold ruche
centre back length 223.5 (h) x 406.5 (w) cm
The Arts Centre, Performing Arts Collection, Melbourne, gift of Pamela, Lady Vestey in 1978
  • The House of Worth, New York: The Brooklyn Museum, l962

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  • Diana de Marly, Worth, father of haute couture, New York: Holmes and Meier, 1980
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  • Jo Anne Olian, The House of Worth: The gilded age 1860–1918, The Museum of the City of New York, 1982
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  • Roger Leong: Dressed to kill: 100 years of fashion, Canberra: National Gallery of Australia, 1993.

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