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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) San Geremia
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John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) San Geremia
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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

San Geremia

signed

signed and dated 'John S. Sargent 1913' (lower right)

creator

John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)

exhibited

London, The Royal Academy of Arts, The One Hundred and Forty-Sixth Exhibition, 1914, no. 38.

London, Grosvenor Galleries, Re-opening Exhibition, February 1921, no. 19 (as The Grand Canal and San Geremia).

London, The Royal Academy of Arts, Exhibition of Works by the Late John S. Sargent, R.A., Winter Exhibition, January 14-March 13, 1926, no. 32 (as The Labbia [sic] Palace, Venice).

York, England, City of York Museum and Art Gallery, Loan Exhibition of Works by the Late John S. Sargent, R.A., March-May 1926, no. 23 (as Labbia [sic] Palace, Venice).

London, National Gallery (subsequently the Tate Gallery), Opening of Sargent Gallery, June-October 1926, p. 6.

Birmingham, England, City Museum and Art Gallery, Exhibition of Works by John Singer Sargent, 1856-1925, R.A., September 25-October 18, 1964, p. 19, no. 38 (as Palazzo Labia, Venice).

New York, Coe Kerr Gallery; Boston, Massachusetts, Boston Athenaeum, Americans in Venice: 1879-1913, October 19-December 18, 1983, pp. 19, 52, 90, no. 34, illustrated (as Palazzo Labia).

New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Chicago, Illinois, Art Institute of Chicago, John Singer Sargent, October 1, 1986-April 17, 1987, pp. 199, 201, 288, fig. 159, illustrated (as Palazzo Labia and San Geremia, Venice).

New York, Adelson Galleries, Inc., Sargent Abroad: An Exhibition, November 7-December 13, 1997 (as Palazzo Labia and San Geremia).

literature

H.S., "The Royal Academy," Birmingham Daily Post, May 2, 1914, p. 14.

"Sargent Portraits," Daily Telegraph, May 2, 1914, p. 12.

"The Royal Academy Exhibition: First Notice," Morning Post, May 2, 1914, p. 7.

G.R.H., "The Royal Academy," Pall Mall Gazette, May 2, 1914, p. 5.

"Painting at the Royal Academy," Builder, vol. 106, no. 3718, May 8, 1914, p. 547.

"Art. The Academy--II," Spectator, vol. 112, May 9, 1914, p. 787.

"Modern English Art: The Grosvenor Reopened," Times, February 15, 1921, p. 12a.

W.H. Downes, John S. Sargent: His Life and Work, Boston, Massachusetts, 1925, p. 244.

E. Charteris, John Sargent, New York, 1927, p. 292 (as The Palace Labbia [sic], Venice).

"Pictures Framed," Sargent Trust List, 1927, p. 35, no. 18 (as Venice. Palazzo Sabbia [sic], Grand Canal).

C.M. Mount, John Singer Sargent: A Biography, New York, 1955, pp. 448, 451, nos. K048, K139 (no. K048 as The Palace Labbia [sic] and no. K139 as San Geremia, Venice).

R. Ormond, John Singer Sargent: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, New York, 1970, p. 257, pl. 115, illustrated (as Palazzo Labia, Venice).

J. Barnitz, et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Art of the Western Hemisphere, New York, 1988, vol. II, pp. 48-50, no. 16, illustrated.

W. Adelson, W.H. Gerdts, et al., Sargent's Venice, New Haven, Connecticut, 2006, pp. 73-74, 77, 193n9, fig. 64, illustrated.

R. Ormond, E. Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1898-1913, Complete Paintings, vol. VI, New Haven, Connecticut, 2009, pp. 217-18, 251, no. 1158, illustrated.

lot_number

434

provenance

Violet Sargent Ormond, sister of the artist, 1925.

H.E. Conrad Ormond, son of the above, by descent, 1955.

Private collection, by descent, 1979.

Sotheby's, New York, 6 December 1984, lot 165, sold by the above.

Acquired by the late owners from the above.


*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.

*Note: The price is not recalculated to the current value. It refers to the actual final price at the time the item was sold.


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