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
Mark GERTLER | The apple woman and her husband

England 1891 – 1939
The apple woman and her husband 1912
oil on canvas
66.0 (h) x 56.0 (w) cm
Purchased, 1953 National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

In The apple woman and her husband Gertler created an image of costumed figures, for which his parents posed. It is linked to his other early portraits and family groups in which Gertler suggested the deprivation and isolation experienced by Jewish emigrants in their London ghettos.

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