When John Singer Sargent was commissioned to paint a series of gods and goddesses at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, he turned for inspiration to Thomas McKeller, a young black model. Little has been known about the pair’s relationship -- until now. Special correspondent Jared Bowen shares Boston's Apollo, an exhibition that was showing at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum before the pandemic.
The unveiling of painter John Singer Sargent’s unsung muse
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