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lower left in brown ink: John S. Sargent

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by Juliet Trower; (sale, Sotheby's, London, 20 July 1921, no. 195); David Croal Thomson, London; (John Levy Galleries, New York); (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), 1924; Robert Sterling Clark; (M. Knoedler & Co., New York), 1927; acquired 1954 by Ailsa Mellon Bruce [1901-1969]; bequest 1970 to NGA.

Exhibition History
2006
The Poetry of Light: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2006.
2014
The Poetry of Light - La poesia della luce: Venetian Drawings from the National Gallery of Art, Museo Correr, Venice, Venice, 2014 - 2015, no. 139.
Bibliography
1998
Ormond, Richard, and Elaine Kilmurray. John Singer Sargent: Venetian Figures and Landscapes, 1893-1913. The Complete Paintings, Volume VI. New Haven and London, 2009: no. 1090, repro.