The Rialto
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
c. 1909
Private collection
Oil on canvas
54.6 x 66 cm (21 1/2 x 26 in.)

 Jpg: Sotheby'sAskart.com 

Rialto Bridge





Violet Ormond (the artist's sister)
Jean-Louis Ormond (her eldest son), Vevey, Switzerland, 1949
Coe Kerr Gallery, New York
American Private Collection, acquired from the above, 1988 (sold: Sotheby's, New York, December 3, 1997, lot, 11, illustrated in color)
Acquired by the present owner ((The Estate of Leonard Green Sold for the Benefit of the Green Foundation for the support of the Arts, Education, and Medical/Scientific Research)


London, England, Royal Academy, Exhibition of Works by the Late John S. Sargent, R.A., 1926, no. 26, illustrated p. 100
New York, New York City Art Gallery, New York City Art Gallery Loan Exhibition, 1926, no. 2


Hon. Evan Charteris, John Sargent, New York, 1927, p. 291
Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent: Paintings, Drawings, Watercolors, New York, 1970, pl. 114, p. 257, illustrated in color
Warren Adelson, et al, Sargent Abroad: Figures and Landscapes, New York, 1997, pl. 212, no. 221, illustrated in color


Sold at Sotheby's New York, 30 Nov 2005; Session 1, Sale No. N08134,
Lot 40; $3,712,000 USD (was estimated  3,000,000—4,000,000 USD)

Sold Sothebys; 12/3/1997; Lot 11; $2,202,500

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

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By:  Natasha Wallace
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