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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

San Geremia

Details
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
San Geremia
watercolor and pencil on paper
12 x 18 in. (30.5 x 45.7 cm.)
Executed circa 1903-07.
Provenance
The artist.
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, acquired from the above, 1909.
M. Knoedler & Co, Inc., New York, 1926.
Payne Whitney, acquired from the above, 1926.
Joan Whitney Payson, daughter of the above, 1927.
By descent to the present owner.
Literature
W.H. Downes, John S. Sargent: His Life and Work, Boston, Massachusetts, 1925, p. 269 (as Palazzo Labbia).
R. Ormond, John Singer Sargent: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, London, 1970, p. 257.
The Joan Whitney Payson Gallery of Art, Portland, Maine, 1977, n.p., no. 22, illustrated.
R.H. Newall, “Payson Gallery Art is Notable,” Bangor Daily News, May 27, 1977, p. 15 (as The Palazzo Labia).
W. Adelson, et al., Sargent's Venice, New Haven, Connecticut, 2006, pp. 75, 77, fig. 66, illustrated (as The Church of San Geremia, Venice).
R. Ormond, E. Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1898-1913, vol. VI, New Haven, Connecticut, 2009, pp. 219-20, 251-52, no. 1160, illustrated.
Exhibited
(Possibly) London, Carfax & Co., Water Colours by John S. Sargent, June 1908, no. 32 (as Palazzo Labia).
New York, M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.; Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Art Club, Water Color Drawings by John Singer Sargent and Edward Darley Boit, February 15-April 10, 1909, no. 15 (as Palazzo Labbia).
Brockton, Massachusetts, Brockton Art Center, 1978.
Portland, Maine, Westbrook College, Joan Whitney Payson Gallery, 1977-91, on extended loan.
Waterville, Maine, Colby College Museum of Art, The Joan Whitney Payson Collection, February 9-June 10, 1992.
Waterville, Maine, Colby College Museum of Art, The Joan Whitney Payson Collection, 1992-2015, on occasional loan.
Portland, Maine, Portland Museum of Art, 1991-2015, on extended loan.

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