John Singer Sargent's Egyptian Water Jars
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Egyptian Water Jars
John Singer Sargent -- American painter  
1905 ?
Private collection
Watercolor and pencil on paper laid down on board
25.4 x 35.6 cm (10 x 14 in)

 Jpg: christies

Undated painting, I have included it in 1905 which falls in line with his trip to that part of the world.

This work will be included in the forthcoming John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonné by Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, in collaboration with Warren Adelson and Elizabeth Oustinoff.


W.H. Downes, J.S. Sargent, Boston, Massachusetts, 1925, p. 270, no. 56 


M. Knoedler & Co., New York.
Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of the Arts and Sciences, New York.
The Norman and Cynthia Armour Collection

Sold at Christies, May 19, 2005,  New York, Rockefeller Plaza, Sale Number 1520, Lot Number 59, $66,000 USD (was estimate $50,000-70,000 USD)

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