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Lake O'Hara
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Fogg Art Museum,
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Oil on canvas
97.5 cm x 116.2 cm, actual
Louise E. Bettens Fund, 1916.496
Signature: l.l.: John S. Sargent 1916 
Jpg:  Harvard University Art Museums


Retrospective Exhibition of Important Works by John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Grand Central Galleries (New York, NY, 1924), no. 8

William Howe Downes, John S. Sargent, His Life and Work (Boston MA, 1925), p. 248; repr. at back of book (unpaginated)

Fogg Art Museum Handbook [1st ed.] (Cambridge, MA, 1927), repr. in b/w, p. 59

Fogg Art Museum Handbook [2nd ed.] (Cambridge, MA, 1931), repr. in b/w p. 73

Fogg Art Museum Handbook [3rd ed.] (Cambridge, MA, 1936), repr. in b/w p. 109

Edward Waldo Forbes, History of the Fogg Art Museum (1956), p. 163

Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors (New York and London, 1970), p. 78

American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge MA, 1972), no. 119, repr.

Rebecca W. Karo, "Ah Wilderness! Sargent in the Rockies, 1916", Fenway Court, 1977, p. 28, fig. 12

John Singer Sargent, His Own Work (New York, NY, 1980), reproduced in b/w fig. 60; in checklist, unpaginated

Caroline A. Jones, Modern Art at Harvard: The Formation of the Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, exh. cat., Abbeville Press/Harvard University Art Museums (New York NY/Cambridge, MA, 1985), reproduced in color fig. 6, p. 18

Patricia Hills, John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art (New York NY, 1986), p. 199, fig. 156

Trevor Fairbrother, John Singer Sargent and America (New York, NY, 1986), pp. 333-334, fig. 93

John Updike, Just Looking: Essays on Art (New York, NY, 1989), reproduced in color p. 64

Stephanie Herdrich and H. Barbara Weinberg, American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: John Singer Sargent (New York NY, 2000), p. 349-350, under no. 331

Bruce Hugh Russell, "John Singer Sargent in the Canadian Rockies: 1916", The Beaver: Exploring Canada's History, December 1997, p. 5, repro. in color

John Grande, "John Singer Sargent in the Canadian Rockies: Lake O'Hara, 1916", Fine Art and Auction Review, v. 14 no. 4, Mar-Apr 1988, reproduced p. 21

Edward Waldo Forbes, "Recent Gifts to the Fogg Art Museum and What they Signify", Harvard Alumni Bulletin, vol. XIX, no. 17, January 25, 1917, pp. 327-331, repr. p. 327

The Fogg Art Museum and the Division of the Fine Arts of Harvard University, brochure (Cambridge, MA, May 25 1922), reproduced (unpaginated) in b/w

Louise Todd Ambler and Kenyon C. Bolton, "American Painting at Harvard", The Magazine Antiques, November 1972, p. 877, repr. in color, pl. II

William Howe Downes, "American Painters of Mountains", The American Magazine of Art, Oct 1932, reproduced p. 201

Exhibition History

Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings by John Singer Sargent, Copley Gallery, Boston, 01/22/1917 - 02/03/1917

Benefit for the American Ambulance Hospital, Paris, Algonquin Club, Boston, 04/01/1920 - 04/30/1920

[long-term loan], Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 05/01/1920 - 05/31/1920

[long-term loan], Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, Buffalo, 06/01/1920 - 06/30/1920

Unidentified Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, 1921, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, 01/03/1921 - 01/22/1921

Retrospective Exhibition of Important Works of John Singer Sargent, Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, 02/01/1924 - 03/31/1924

Unidentified Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, 1924, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 05/01/1924 - 05/31/1924

John Singer Sargent Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 10/01/1925 - 11/30/1925

Memorial Exhibition of Works by John Singer Sargent, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 01/04/1926 - 02/14/1926

Selected Paintings by American Artists, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 11/26/1926 - 01/31/1927; Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, San Diego, 02/01/1927 - 03/31/1927

Unidentified Exhibition, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1928, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 01/01/1928 - 12/31/1928

American Painting, Fitchburg Art Association, Fitchburg, 07/01/1930 - 08/31/1930

Unidentified Exhibition, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, 1933, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, 12/01/1933 - 03/31/1934

Unidentified Exhibition, Symphony Hall, 1928, Symphony Hall, Boston, 11/01/1938 - 12/31/1938

Sargent and Mancini, Castano Galleries, Boston, 11/08/1951 - 01/16/1952

American Paintings from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Symphony Hall, Boston, 02/21/1958 - 03/15/1958

American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972

The American Landscape, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, 11/15/1973 - 12/30/1973

Masterpieces of American Art from New England Colleges and Universities, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, 09/09/1983 - 11/04/1983

Modern Art at Harvard, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/21/1985 - 01/05/1986

John Singer Sargent, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 10/07/1986 - 01/04/1987; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 02/07/1987 - 04/19/1987


Sargent, John Singer (Creator). Created 1916, Sold to Fogg Art Museum 1916.


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