John Singer Sargent's Madame Gautreau Drinking a Toast
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Madame Gautreau Drinking a Toast
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
c. 1883
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston 
Oil on panel 
32 x 42 cm (12 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.)
Jpg: Resource Library
Studies for Madame X 
This painting has an interesting provenance. Sargent had dedicated it to Madame Gautreau's mother, Madame Anotole Avengno. Later it was bought by Dr. Pozzi, whom reportedly had an affair with Madame Gautreau. It would eventually be purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at the estate sale of Pozzi.  

Madame Pierre Gauteau (Study) 


Sargent's Women,  Adelson Galleries, New York, 2003 


By:  Natasha Wallace
Copyright 1998-2003 all rights reserved
Created 10/21/2002
Updated 11/4/2003