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September 26, 1997 – January 25, 1998
Museum: Portrait Gallery
Location: 1st Floor, Gallery 121A
Some 100 paintings, miniatures, manuscripts, and memorabilia evoke the life and milieu of novelist Edith Wharton (1862-1937). Photographs of such notables as Cornelius Vanderbilt II, Henry James, and Theodore Roosevelt are on view, along with paintings by John Singer Sargent, Frederick MacMonnies, Child Hassam, Camille Pissarro, and Maxfield Parrish.