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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1942.187
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Courtyard of the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, Venice, Italy.
Other Titles
Former Title: San Giovanni Evangelista
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1913
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/311170
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
56.2 x 71.8 cm (22 1/8 x 28 1/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: John S. Sargent; l.r.: 1913
Provenance
R. Langton Douglas, 1920; Daniel Farr, Philadelphia, by April 1923; Macbeth Galleries, new York, 1929; Grenville L. Winthrop, New York; his gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1942.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Grenville L. Winthrop, Class of 1886
Accession Year
1942
Object Number
1942.187
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

William Howe Downes, John S. Sargent, His Life and Work, Little, Brown & Company (Boston, MA, 1925), p. 262

Evan Charteris, John Sargent, Charles Scribner's Sons (New York, NY, 1927), p. 292

Charles Merrill Mount, John Singer Sargent: A Biography, W. W. Norton & Company (New York, NY, 1955), K134, p. 451

John Singer Sargent, His Own Work, exh. cat., Coe Kerr Gallery, Inc. (New York, NY, 1980), in checklist, unpaginated

Warren Adelson, Sargent Abroad: Figures and Landscapes, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1997), repr. in color p. 209, fig. 218

Warren Adelson, William H. Gerdts, and Elaine Kilmurray, Sargent's Venice, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2006), pp. 121, 124

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 336, cat. no. 353, reproduced in b&w

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1898-1913, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2009), pp. 212-213, 250 as no. 1155. repr. in color p. 213.

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1900-1907, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2012), p. 98 (note 6)

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1908-1913, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2014), p. 103 n. 6

Exhibition History

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004

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