Portrait of William Thorne
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Private Collection
 Oil on Canvas
77.50 x 54.60 cm (30.5 x 21.5 in.)
inscribed: To my friend Thorne, John S. Sargent 1905
Jpg: artnet.com / Sothebys


William Thorne (gift from the artist)
Mrs. Dana Smith, 1956
James Graham & Sons, New York, 1978 (sold: Christie's, New York, May 30, 1986, lot 80A, illustrated)
Private Collection
Owen Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above, 2001

New York, National Academy of Design, Eighty-Second Annual Exhibition, March-April 1906, no. 290
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Eleventh Annual Exhibition, April-June 1907, no. 407
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, First Annual Exhibition, Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, February-March 1907, no. 45

William Howe Downes, John S. Sargent: His Life and Work, Boston, Massachusetts, 1925, p. 133
Evan Charteris, John Sargent, London and New York, 1927, p. 274
Charles Merrill Mount, John Singer Sargent: A Biography, New York, 1955, p. 439
David McKibbin, Sargent's Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, 1956, p. 126
Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: The Later Portraits, New Haven, Connecticut and London, 2003, no. 503, p. 161, 298


Sold Sothebys 23 May 07 SESSION 1  10:00 AM, New York, Sale # N08322 -- Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:   384,000 USD, pre-estimate of 150,000—250,000 USD  from the estate of Elly and Jock Elliott

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