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    Sale 1911

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    29 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 45

    John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

    Val D'Aosta, Purtud

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
    Val D'Aosta, Purtud
    watercolor and pencil on paper
    12 x 16 in. (30.5 x 40.6 cm.)
    Executed in 1909.


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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

    The artist.
    Christie's, London, The Artist's Studio Sale, 24 and 27 July 1925, lot 51.
    M. Knoedler & Co., New York, acquired from the above.
    Private collection.
    M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1934.
    Private collection, 1956.
    By descent.
    Sotheby's, New York, 4 December 1986, lot 160.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Richard Ward Foster


    Exhibited

    London, Barbizon House, Watercolor Drawings by John S. Sargent, 1927.