Study for Seated Figures for "El Jaleo"
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
c. 1882
Fogg Art Museum,
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Oil on canvas
65.3 x 81.3 cm
Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.152
label: back of canvas, paper, printed and typed: [printed:] Scott & Fowles / 680 Fifth Avenue / (bet. 53rd & 54th Sts.) / New York / Cable Address "Scoles, New York" / [typed:] A study for El Jaleo painted by John S. Sargent / This study was presented by the Painter to his friend Renaudot, the / Paris Sculptor, and was recently disposed of in London by Renaudot's widow 1927

label: back of canvas, paper and black ink, printed and handwritten: [printed:] Scott & Fowles / 680 Fifth Ave / New York / No. [handwritten:] 787
 Jpg: Sargent for Harvard
  El Jaleo

El Jaleo 



Sargent, John Singer (Creator). Created 1882, Presented to Jules François Gabriel Renaudot.

Renaudot, Jules François Gabriel (Owner). Gift of the artist, To his wife (at his death?).

Renaudot, Mme. (Owner). From her husband (at his death?), Sold at Christie's, London June 24 1927.

Winthrop, Grenville L. (Owner). Purchased through Scott and Fowles, NY 1932, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum 1943.


Evan Charteris, John Sargent (New York, NY, 1927), p. 282

Charles Merrill Mount, John Singer Sargent, a Biography [1st ed.] (New York, NY, 1955), no. K8223

Richard Ormond, "Sargent's El Jaleo", Fenway Court, p. 15, repr. p. 16 as fig. 14

Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors (New York, NY and London, England, 1970), p. 238

David Sellin, American art in the making : preparatory studies for masterpieces of American painting, 1800-1900, exh. cat., Smithsonian Institution Press (Washington DC, 1976), p. 66, repr. p. 68 as fig. 100

John Singer Sargent, His Own Work (New York, NY, 1980), in checklist, unpaginated

Kate F. Jennings, John Singer Sargent (New York, NY, 1991), repr. in b/w, p. 9

Mary Crawford Volk, John Singer Sargent's El Jaleo, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C, 1992), catalogue no. 47, p. 186, repr. in color p. 187

Exhibition History:

For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection..., Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/16/2004 - 01/01/1900


Created 12/30/2005