Lot 68
  • 68

John Singer Sargent 1856 - 1925

Estimate
600,000 - 800,000 USD
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Description

  • John Singer Sargent
  • The Giudecca (A Summer Day on the Giudecca, Venice)
  • signed John S. Sargent (lower right); also inscribed Mrs. W. Shakespeare/Mansfield Lodge/Hamilton Terrace N.W. on the reverse
  • watercolor on paper
  • 13 3/4 by 19 1/4 inches
  • (34.9 by 48.9 cm)
  • Executed circa 1907.

Provenance

Mr. & Mrs. William Shakespeare, London (gift from the artist; sold: Christie's, London, June 24, 1927, lot 78)
Ferargil Galleries, New York
Thomas L. Chadbourne, New York (acquired from the above)
A California Estate (by descent from the above)

Exhibited

London, New English Art Club, Summer Exhibition, 1908, no. 35

Literature

"The Art Galleries: Summer Exhibition of the New English Art Club in Bond-Street," Daily Mirror, 25 May 1908
"New English Art Club Opens Summer Exhibition," New York Herald, 6 June 1908
"The New English Art Club," Nottingham Guardian, 23 May 1908
"Art Notes: The New English Art Club," Observer, 31 May 1908
"Art: The New English Art Club," Spectator, vol. 100, 30 May 1908, p. 864
"The New English Art Club," Westminster Gazette, 3 June 1908
Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes 1898-1913, New Haven, Connecticut, Complete Paintings vol. VI, no. 1111, pp. 160-61, illustrated