Camp at Lake O'Hara, John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London), Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper

Camp at Lake O'Hara

Artist:
John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Date:
1916
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
15 3/4 x 21 in. (40 x 53.3 cm)
Mat: 22 × 28 in. (55.9 × 71.1 cm)
Framed (standard exhibition frame): 24 1/2 × 30 1/2 × 1 1/8 in. (62.2 × 77.5 × 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. David Hecht, in memory of her son, Victor D. Hecht, 1932
Accession Number:
32.116
Not on view
During a visit to the United States and Canada in 1916, Sargent traveled west to the Rocky Mountains. He visited Glacier Park, Montana, before heading to British Columbia. He spent at least a month painting landscape scenes in Yoho National Park, including this watercolor.
Signature: [at lower left]: John S. Sargent 1916

Inscription: [on verso at left edge]: 5450-1[encircled]
the artist, until d. 1925; his sisters, Mrs. Francis Ormond (Violet Sargent) and Miss Emily Sargent, until 1936 (Emily Sargent's death); Mrs. Francis Ormond, until 1950