29 November 2007
Property from the Estate of Richard Ward Foster
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.
Christie's, London, The Artist's Studio Sale, 24 and 27 July 1925, lot 51.
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, acquired from the above.
M. Knoedler & Co., New York, 1934.
Private collection, 1956.
Sotheby's, New York, 4 December 1986, lot 160.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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