Friday, 14 March 2014

John Singer Sargent - part 6




John Singer Sargent (1866 - 1925) was an American artist, considered the "leading portrait painter of his generation" for his evocation of Edwardian era luxury. During his career he created approximately 900 oil paintings and more than 2000 watercolours, as well as countless sketches and charcoal drawings. His oeuvre documents worldwide travel, from Venice to the Tyrol, Corfu, the Middle East, Montana, Maine and Florida, amongst others.

For full biographical notes see part 1. For earlier works see parts 1 - 5 also.

This is part-6 of a 23-part post on the works of John Singer Sargent:



1885 Mrs. Edward Burckhardt and her Daughter Louise 
oil on canvas 200.7 x 142.2 cm 
Private Collection

1885 Pointy ( portrait of Louise Burckhardt's dog ) 
oil on panel 27.3 x 21.6 cm 
Private Collection


1885 Reapers Resting in a Wheat Field 
oil on canvas 28 x 36 cm 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

1885 Robert Louis Stevenson and His Wife 
oil on canvas 51.4 x 61.6 cm 
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

1885 Teresa Gosse 
oil on canvas 61.5 x 51 cm 
Private Collection

1885 The Candelabrum 
oil on canvas 52.7 x 66.7 cm 
Private Collection

1885 Young Girl Wearing a White Muslin Blouse 
oil on canvas 48.9 x 38.1 cm 
Private Collection

1885-86 Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose:


1885-86 Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 
oil on canvas 174 x 153.7 cm 
Tate, London

1885c Dorothy Barnard, Study for "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose" 
graphite on paper 24.8 x 21 cm 
Tate, London

1885c Polly Barnard, Study for "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose" 
graphite on paper 27.9 x 23.5 cm 
Tate, London

1885c Polly Barnard, Study for "Carnation, Lily, Lily, Rose 
oil on canvas 72.4 x 49.3 cm 
Private Collection

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1885-86 Mrs Frank Millet ( "Lily", nee Elizabeth Merrill ) 
oil on canvas 87.3 x 67.3 cm 
Private Collection

1885-86 The Village Children 
oil on canvas 62.5 x 74.9 cm 
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

1885-86 Two Girls 
graphite and watercolour on paper 45.9 x 35.2 cm 
Private Collection

1885-86c Charles Octavius Parsons 
oil on canvas 53.7 x 43.2 cm 
Private Collection

1885-87c Sally Fairchild 
oil on canvas 67 x 50.8 cm 
Private Collection

1885-88c By the River 
oil on canvas 51.4 x 69.8 cm 
Private Collection

1885-89c The Blue Bowl 
oil on board 78.7 x 66 cm 
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA

1885c Claude Monet Painting by the Edge of a Wood 
oil on canvas 54 x 64.8 cm 
Tate, London

1885c Guinevere 
oil on canvas 37.5 x 29.2 cm 
Private Collection

1885c Landscape at Broadway 
oil on canvas 45.7 x 61.6 cm 
Private Collection

1885c Seated Girl Reading 
graphite and brown ink on wove paper 17.6 x 12.4 cm 
Harvard Art Museums / Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA

1886 Brigadier Archibald Campbell Douglas 
oil on canvas  160 x 90.8 cm 
Private Collection

1886 Sir Edmund William Gosse 
oil on canvas 61 x 50.8 cm 
Brotherton Library, University of Leeds, UK

1886 Sir Edmund William Gosse 
oil on canvas 54.6 x 44.5 cm 
© National Portrait Gallery, London

1886 Garden Study with Lucia and Kate Millet 
oil on canvas 62.2 x 90.2 cm 
Private Collection

1886 Landscape with Rose Trellis 
oil on canvas 52.1 x 63.5 cm 
Private Collection

1886 Millet's Garden 
oil on canvas 68.6 x 86.4 cm 
Private Collection

1886 Mrs Robert Harrison 
oil on canvas 157.8 x 80.3 cm 
Tate, London

1886 Mrs. Cecil Wade 
oil on canvas 167.6 x 137.8 cm 
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, KC

1886 Poppies 
oil on canvas 61.9 x 91.1 cm 
Private Collection

1886 Violet 
oil on canvas 69.9 x 55.9 cm 
Private Collection

1886-87 A Gust of Wind 
oil on canvas 61.6 x 38.1 cm 
Private Collection

1886c A Rose Trellis ( Roses at Oxfordshire ) 
oil on canvas 68.6 x 43.2 cm
 Private Collection

1886c Hollyhocks, Isle of Shoals 
oil on canvas 101 x 83.8 cm 
Private Collection

1886c In the Orchard 
oil on canvas  
Private Collection

1886c Jacques-Emile Blanche 
oil on canvas 81.9 x 48.9 cm 
Musée des Beaux Arts, Rouen, France

1886c Roses 
oil on canvas 
Private Collection

1886c The Old Chair 
oil on canvas 66 x 55.9 cm 
Private Collection

1887 A Backwater at Wargrave 
oil on canvas 74.9 x 62.2 cm 
Private Collection

1887 Caspar Goodrich 
oil on canvas 66.3 x 48.6 cm 
Collection of Mr and Mrs C. Michael Kojaian

1887 Elizabeth Allen Marquand 
oil on canvas 168.9 x 106.7 cm 
The Art Museum, Princeton University, NJ

1887 Elizabeth Nelson Fairchild 
oil on canvas 49.7 x 46.4 cm 
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

1887 General Lucius Fairchild 
oil on canvas 127.6 x 82.6 cm 
State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1887 Mrs. Charles E. Inches ( Louise Pomeroy ) 
oil on canvas 86.4 x 60.6 cm 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1887 Mrs. William Playfair 
oil on canvas 149.7 x 96.5 cm 
Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, CA

1887 Robert Louis Stevenson 
oil on canvas 51 x 51.7 cm 
The Taft Museum, Cincinatti, Ohio

1887 Ruth Sears Bacon 
oil on canvas 123.8 x 91.1 cm 
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT

1887 The Birthday ( Fête Familiale ) 
oil on canvas 61 x 73.7 cm 
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN

1887 Two Children 
oil on canvas 74.9 x 89.5 cm

1887 Two Women Asleep in a Punt under the Willows 
oil on canvas 55.9 x 68.6 cm 
Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon

1887 Under the Willows 
oil on canvas 98 x 131 cm 
Private Collection

1887-88 Mrs. Edward Darley Boit ( Mary Louisa Cushing ) 
oil on canvas 152.4 x 108.6 cm 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1888 A Backwater at Calcot near Reading 
oil on canvas 63.5 x 75.6 cm 
Private Collection

1888 A Backwater at Calcot Mill near Reading 
oil on canvas 51.3 x 68.6 cm
 The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

1888 A Morning Walk
 oil on canvas 67 x 50.2 cm 
Private Collection

1888 Alice Vanderbilt Shepard  
oil on canvas 76.5 x 55.9 cm 
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas

1888 By the River 
oil on canvas 78.7 x 63.5 cm 
Private Collection

1888 Dennis Miller Bunker Painting at Calcot 
oil on canvas mounted on masonite 68.6 x 64.1 
Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago, IL

1888 Isabella Stewart Gardner 
oil on canvas 190 x 80 cm 
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA

1888 Joseph Comyns Carr and Nettie Huxley in a Boat 
oil on canvas 57.2 x 76.2 cm 
Private Collection

1888 Landscape at Calcot 
watercolour on paper 22.9 x 31.8 cm
 Private Collection

1888 Miss Cara Burch 
oil on canvas 76.8 x 63.5 cm 
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

1888 Mrs George Gribble 
oil on canvas 226.1 x 118.7 cm 
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA
1888 Mrs. Adrian Iselin 
oil on canvas 153.7 x 93 cm 
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1888 Mrs. Benjamin Kissam 
oil on canvas 151.8 x 91.4 cm 
Biltmore Estate, Ashville, NC

1888 Mrs. Elliott Fitch Shepard ( aka Margaret Louise Vanderbilt ) 
oil on canvas 213.4 x 121.9 cm S
an Antonio Museum of Art, Texas

1888 Mrs. Jacob Wandell 
oil on canvas 153 x 91.3 cm 
Private Collection

1888 Mrs. William Henry Vanderbilt 
oil on canvas 173.3 x 130.2 cm 
Biltmore Estate, Ashville, NC


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