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Joan Kyler

What an enchanting picture! It's so evocative.

I was confused for a minute when you wrote that you saw it at the Met because I was pretty sure you lived in England. I realized, however, that you must be travelling because the link you provided was for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

I also noticed on the Met's web site that there's a Sargent exhibit there right now. He's one of my favorites, so I hope to get to NYC, only an hour and a half from me, before it closes. Thanks for all the information, intentional or otherwise. Enjoy your visit!

Fran H-B

a painting I could certainly sit and gaze at for awhile. So atmospheric.

Christine Harding

It is such a wonderful picture, and very evocative - I would love to find a copy of it. When my two daughters were young Jungle Book was one of our favourites, especially The Elephant's Child. It was the first 'proper' story my younger daughter read on her own, and she was so proud she reversed the bedtime story roles and made me get into bed so she could read it aloud to me!


I am sorry I was there too early for the Sargent, but what a wonderful museum!


It's lovely, isn't it?


How sweet!

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