-- American painter
x 25.5 in.
"John S Sargent/
(click on the
image to step
Special thanks to
of Italy, a friend
of the JSS Gallery, for sending me a postcard of this painting.
in Italy, 2002-2003
Women, Adelson Galleries, New York, 2003
5/24/2001; Lot 15;
"Sotheby's sale on
May 24 featured
a pair of Italian pictures by John Singer Sargent. The catalogue cover
lot, Rosina-Capri (1878), which shows a 17-year-old local model dancing
the tarentella on a rooftop, accompanied by a female musician with a
barely made it past its reserve to sell with premium for $5,395,750
$5 million-$7 million). The price is the fourth highest at auction for
a Sargent work; the record is about $11 million, set at Sotheby's in
The second Italian picture, a Landscape study at San Vigilio, Lake of
(est. $300,000-$400,000), failed to sell. "