Looking in on Edward Darley Boit's kids

Looking at the Daughters of Edward Darley Boit at the Museum of Fine Arts

Myron Freeman took in a couple of people taking in Sargent's Daughters of Edward Darley Boit at the MFA recently.

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When my wife was growing up,

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When my wife was growing up, there was a large copy of this hanging in her home. It wasn't until she was much older that she realized it wasn't a portrait of her as a toddler and her three sisters...

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Canon 10D?

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Ancient camera so where's the noise?

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More Sad than Creepy

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In my opinion. The book "Sargent's Daughters: The Biography of a Painting" is a good, concise history of the family, the relationship with Sargent and the fate of each daughter.

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Sad, not creepy....

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Yes, Erica Hirshler's book is a must-read if you're curious about the girls. She is a wonderful storyteller and an excellent scholar, two talents that don't often come together.

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Me too....

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So I was expecting an accompanying gravitas narration.

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