Edith Wharton's World: Portraits of People and Places

September 26, 1997 – January 25, 1998

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Gallery 121A Floor Plan

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.