Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Siren

  • Dr. Pozzi at home: Gynecologist, soldier, socialite

    Sally MetzlerChicago, Illinois Blessed with professional success and movie-star looks, Dr. Pozzi stands before us appearing regal in his red velvet dressing gown.  He was so admired for his sartorial élan that colleagues nicknamed him “The Siren.” The artist of this masterful portrait, legendary American expatriate John Singer Sargent, presents Pozzi devoid of any professional…