Ethel Sands (1873-1962), Painter
Sitter in 13 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Ethel Sands was born in Newport, Rhode Island, but her parents settled in England in her infancy. They became members of the Marlborough House set and close friends of the Prince and Princess of Wales, the future King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Sands became a painter on the advice of John Singer Sargent, trained under Eugene Carriere in Paris, and became a disciple, patron and friend of Walter Sickert.