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The Warner Collection of Gulf States Paper Corporation, Tuscaloosa, Alabama  
Oil on canvas  
50.8 x 63.5 cm (20 x 25 in.) 


View of Capri 
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.  
Oil on academy board  
10 x 13 1/4 in. 

John Singer Sargent -- American painter  
Private collection 
Oil on canvas
 19.7 x 25.5 in. 
Signed: "John S Sargent/ Capri"? 
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Special thanks to Michele Lener, of Italy, a friend of the JSS Gallery, for sending me a postcard of this painting. 

Sargent in Italy, 2002-2003 

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


Sold Sothebys; 5/24/2001; Lot 15; $5,395,750  

"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 tambourine, barely made it past its reserve to sell with premium for $5,395,750 (est. $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 1996. The second Italian picture, a Landscape study at San Vigilio, Lake of Garda (est. $300,000-$400,000), failed to sell. " 


By:  Natasha Wallace
Copyright 1998-2003 all rights reserved
Created 5/23/2001