The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has announced the establishment of the John Singer Sargent Archive, formed with a recent gift of letters, photographs and sketches that document the artist’s life and world, given by Richard Ormond (Sargent’s grand-nephew) and his wife Leonée, and Warren Adelson together with his wife, MFA Overseer Jan Adelson. The MFA is renowned for its collection of Sargent works, and the artist considered Boston to be his American home. With its holdings of paintings—including his masterpiece, The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit (1882)—in addition to sculpture, watercolors, drawings and murals by the artist, the MFA has the most comprehensive collection of Sargent’s art anywhere. The addition of the Sargent Archive makes the MFA the

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