Gautreau Drinking a Toast
John Singer Sargent
-- American painter
Isabella Stewart Gardner
Oil on panel
32 x 42 cm (12 5/8
x 16 1/8 in.)
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.
Pierre Gauteau (Study)
Women, Adelson Galleries, New York, 2003