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Vase Fountain, Pocantico
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington
Watercolor and pencil on paper 
53.3 x 40 cm (21 x 15 ¾ in)
Jpg: Sothebys
From: Sothebys 

Executed in 1917 while John Singer Sargent was working on his second portrait of John D. Rockefeller, the present work depicts a fountain on the grounds of Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate in Pocantico Hills, New York.  . . . This painting will be included the forthcoming J.S. Sargent catalogue raisonné by Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, in collaboration with Warren Adelson and Elizabeth Oustinoff.  


Sold Sothebys; Session 1; May 21 2003, 2:00 PM;  Sale N07904, lot 140; $ 310,400 USD


Estate of the artist Mrs. George Russell Agassiz Mrs. Gordon C. (Anna Agassiz) Prince Taggart, Jorgensen & Putman, Washington, D.C. Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1988;  which brings us the the Sothebys sale to A.J. Kollar Fine Paintings, Seattle, Washington. (buyer confirmed through private correspondence with Colleen Kollar Zorn, Tue, 26 Oct 2004)


Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of John Singer Sargent, November-December 1925, no. 77, p. 23 Literature: Inventory of works in the Boston studio of the artist, April 28, 1925  

  • See the year in review 1917

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