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In the Simplon Valley

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American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
In the Simplon Valley, c. 1910
Painting
American
,
20th century
Oil on canvas
96.8 x 115.9 cm (38 1/8 x 45 5/8 in.)
framed: 114 x 133.4 x 7.3 cm (44 7/8 x 52 1/2 x 2 7/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.155
Department of American Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
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Provenance
The artist's estate sale, Christie's, London, July 24-27, 1925, lot 84; purchased by Scott and Fowles; purchased from them by Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, October 20, 1926; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Bibliography
Catalogue of Pictures and Water Colour Drawings by J. S. Sargent. R. A., auct. cat., Christie, Manson and Woods, Ltd. (London, England, 1925), no. 84

John Singer Sargent, His Own Work, exh. cat., Coe Kerr Gallery, Inc. (New York, NY, 1980), in checklist, unpaginated

Henry Lie, Straus Center for Conservation Annual Report 1994-1995, (1996), p. 45

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), pp. 474-475, cat. 208, ill.

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., ed. Stephan Wolohojian The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, NY, 2003), pp. 462-63, cat. 209, ill.

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 330-31, cat. no. 348, reproduced in color, p. 331

Exhibition History
The Persistence of Memory: Continuity and Change in American Cultures, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/29/1995 - 05/13/2001
A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003, 209; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003, 209; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004, 209
For Students of Art and Lovers of Beauty: Highlights from the Collection of Grenville L. Winthrop, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/16/2004 -
Re-View: S424-426 Western Art from 1560 to 1900, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/16/2008 - 06/18/2011