1908 Mildred Carter by John Singer Sargent (auctioned by Chrisie's)

From jssgallery.org.

Christie's notes for their auction of this portrait include this, "Mildred Carter was the daughter of American diplomat John Ridgeley Carter, who Sargent painted in 1901 (private collection), and Alice Morgan Carter. Mildred married Viscount Acheson in 1910, becoming Countess of Gosford on her husband's accession to the title as fifth Earl in 1922. In her portrait, Sargent depicts her in a silky white dress with a diaphanous tulle shawl and a luxurious red and green Japanese robe..." Her article in thepeerage is here.

1908 Mildred Carter by John Singer Sargent (auctioned by Chrisie's) From jssgallery.org

Sargent does a superb job of concealing the details of Lady's dress in this 1906 portrait of Mildred Carter. Her dress has a square neckline and close skirt.

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