Seated Figures for "El Jaleo"
-- American painter
Oil on canvas
65.3 x 81.3 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.152
label: back of canvas, paper, printed and typed: [printed:] Scott &
Fowles / 680 Fifth Avenue / (bet. 53rd & 54th Sts.) / New York /
Cable Address "Scoles, New York" / [typed:] A study for El Jaleo
painted by John S. Sargent / This study was presented by the Painter to
his friend Renaudot, the / Paris Sculptor, and was recently disposed of
in London by Renaudot's widow 1927
label: back of canvas, paper and black ink, printed and handwritten:
[printed:] Scott & Fowles / 680 Fifth Ave / New York / No.
Sargent, John Singer
(Creator). Created 1882, Presented to Jules François Gabriel
Renaudot, Jules François Gabriel (Owner). Gift of the artist, To
his wife (at his death?).
Renaudot, Mme. (Owner). From her husband (at his death?), Sold at
Christie's, London June 24 1927.
Winthrop, Grenville L. (Owner). Purchased through Scott and Fowles, NY
1932, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum 1943.
Evan Charteris, John
Sargent (New York, NY, 1927), p. 282
Charles Merrill Mount, John Singer Sargent, a Biography [1st ed.] (New
York, NY, 1955), no. K8223
Richard Ormond, "Sargent's El Jaleo", Fenway Court, p. 15, repr. p. 16
as fig. 14
Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors
(New York, NY and London, England, 1970), p. 238
David Sellin, American art in the making : preparatory studies for
masterpieces of American painting, 1800-1900, exh. cat., Smithsonian
Institution Press (Washington DC, 1976), p. 66, repr. p. 68 as fig. 100
John Singer Sargent, His Own Work (New York, NY, 1980), in checklist,
Kate F. Jennings, John Singer Sargent (New York, NY, 1991), repr. in
b/w, p. 9
Mary Crawford Volk, John Singer Sargent's El Jaleo, exh. cat., National
Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C, 1992), catalogue no. 47, p. 186, repr.
in color p. 187
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