Purtud: Fir Trees and Snow Mountains
John Singer Sargent -- American painter  
Private colelction
Watercolor on paper
50.8 x 35.6 cm (20 x 14 in.)
stamped with artist's estate stamp J.S.S. on the reverse
 Jpg: Sotheby's 




Sold at Sotheby's New York, 30 Nov 2005; Session 1, Sale No. N08134,

Lot 23; Sold $51,000 USD ( was estimated  25,000—30,000 USD)

This watercolor will be included in a forthcoming volume of the J.S. Sargent catalogue raisonné by Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, in collaboration with Warren Adelson and Elizabeth Oustinoff.


The artist
Sale: Christie's, Manson & Woods, London, England, Pictures and Water Colour Drawings by J.S. Sargent, R.A. and Works by Other Artists, July 24, 1925, lot 28
Leggatt Brothers, London, England
Sir Harold Wernher, Bedfordshire, England
By descent in the family, 1973 (sold: Christie's, London, England, Works of Art from the Wernher Collection, July 5, 2000, lot 84)
Private collection, New York

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By:  Natasha Wallace
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Created 11/12/2005