Sir Edmund William Gosse

John Singer Sargent


Oil on canvas

21 1/2 in. x 17 1/2 in. (546 mm x 445 mm)

Courtesy of the National Gallery, London (NPG 2205)

Given by Clement Valentine Parsons, 1928

NPG commentary: “Gosse and Sargent first met in 1885 at Broadway in Worcestershire, where both were part of a summer community of artists and writers. This portrait was apparently given by Sargent to his fellow painter, Alfred Parsons, also a member of the Broadway set.”

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