John Singer Sargent - Study for El Jaleo: Seated Woman, 1881

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(Florence, 1856 - 1925, London)

Object details

Accession number

S.G.Sar.4.2.4.11

Primary Creator

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

Full title

Study for El Jaleo: Seated Woman

Creation Date

1881

Provenance


Gift from John Singer Sargent to Isabella Stewart Gardner in a sketchbook containing 18 sheets with 22 drawings in 1919.

Dimensions

34.6 x 23.5 cm (13 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Display Media

Charcoal on paper

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Short Gallery

Bibliography

Rollin van N. Hadley (ed.). Drawings: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 1968), p. 46, no. 22.
Richard Ormond. "Sargent's El Jaleo." Fenway Court (1970), pp. 2-18.
Mary Crawford Volk. John Singer Sargent’s El Jaleo. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; Washington DC: National Gallery of Art, 1992), pp. 176-184, no. 44.
Alan Chong et al. (eds.) Eye of the Beholder: Masterpieces from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (Boston, 2003), p. 159.
Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray. John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1871–1882. Complete Paintings Volume IV. (New Haven and London, 2006), pp. 225-275, fig. 165.

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.