John Singer Sargent Original Watercolour Rare Signed Vintage Landscape.
Vibrant rare watercolour on white stock.
Excellent condition, requires re-framing. Presented in original mount and frame without glass. Hand signed by the artist lower right.
49cm x 31cm (19.3 x 12.2in) inside the mount; a superb piece.
Private Art Collection UK.
Price On Application.
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), Portrait and landscape painter and muralist.
John Singer Sargent, the son of an American doctor, was born in Florence. He studied painting in Italy and France and in 1884 caused a sensation at the Paris Salon with his painting of Madame Gautreau. The scandal persuaded Sargent to move to England and over the next few years he established himself as the country’s leading portrait painter. He made several visits to the USA where as well as portraits he worked on a series of decorative paintings for public buildings such as the Boston Public Library (1890) and the Museum of Fine Arts (1916).