Screenshot_2015-07-09-17-17-28-1Article about one of Sargent’s exhibition ” Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends” closed last weekend at the Met. “Painting a portrait would be quite amusing if one were not forced to talk while working,” John Sargent once quoted to his close friend, admiring only doing it for the commissions, jokingly calling them “Paughtraits.”  Perhaps, that was the reason for his fervorous movements and rapidly strokes SargentAtMet