John Singer Sargent - Mrs. Gardner at Fenway Court, 1903

John Singer Sargent (Florence, 1856 - 1925, London)

Mrs. Gardner at Fenway Court, 1903

Watercolor on paper, 45.1 x 30.5 cm (17 3/4 x 12 in.)

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Object details

Accession number

P1s4

Creators

  • John Singer Sargent (Florence, 1856 - 1925, London) - primary
  • Isabella Stewart Gardner (New York, 1840 - 1924, Boston) - subject

Provenance

Presumably a gift from John Singer Sargent to Isabella Stewart Gardner in April of 1903 when the artist was staying in the Macknight Room of the museum.

Marks

Inscribed in pencil (verso): J. S. Sargent / Fenway Court / 1903

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 19.
Philip Hendy. European and American Paintings in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1974), pp. 228-29.
Christina Nielsen (ed.). Sargent on Location: Gardner's First Artist-in-Residence. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2018), p. 20, fig. 8.


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