John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper
13 3/4 x 21 in. (34.9 x 53.3 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950
Not on view
Inscription: [on verso at lower left]: O. 4/22. 25 Met. [This sheet arrived at the Metroplitan with a cardboard backing that was removed in 1982. It was inscribed:] V Ormond; By J.S. Sargent Florida / 113[underlined] (not Trust); Stamped; Estate OF / John S. Sargent / IN U.S. A. / B. 1956-D. 4-15-25 / NO. [inscribed] B180 R W Hale.
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