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
Hugh RAMSAY | The lady in blue (Mr and Mrs J.S. MacDonald)

Scotland 1877 – Australia 1906-03-05
Australia 1878-1900, England and France 1900-02, Australia from 1902
The lady in blue (Mr and Mrs J.S. MacDonald) 1902
oil on canvas
172.0 (h) x 112.0 (w) cm
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, presented by the family of Hugh Ramsay in 1943
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Following perhaps the example of Whistler who gave his paintings colour titles, Ramsay called this painting The lady in blue. In painting it Ramsay was interested in the overall harmony and balance of the composition.

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