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Seeing Sylvester

May 2024
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I was interested to open the December issue to “The Winter Art Show” and find Robert Henri’s portrait The Failure of Sylvester . We were thrilled to be able to purchase it in a Christie’s sale this past May, and Tennesseans have been enjoying it in its permanent home at Cheekwood Museum of Art ever since. The painting has been an important addition to our holdings, especially now that our collecting policy focuses on “The Eight,”and we certainly invite your readers to come visit Sylvester; we think it is worth the trip to see not only this Henri but the rest of our collection.

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