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    Sale 2058

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    4 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

    Mosque, Jerusalem

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
    Mosque, Jerusalem
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)
    Executed circa 1910.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonné by Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, in collaboration with Warren Adelson and Elizabeth Oustinoff.

    Provenance

    Christie's, London, John Singer Sargent's Studio Sale, 24 July 1925, lot 36 (as Palestine, 1905).
    George Fitch, New York.
    Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York.
    IBM International Foundation, 1967.
    Sotheby's, New York, 14 September 1995, lot 143.
    Beacon Hill Fine Art, New York, acquired from the above.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Exhibited

    London, The Royal Academy, 1926, no. 541 (as Palestine).
    IBM traveling exhibition, Water Colors by Americans, September 1967-February 1969.
    IBM traveling exhibition, American Water Colors and Drawings, March 1969-May 1972.