Group in the Simplon

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American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Group in the Simplon, 1911
Former Title: In the Tyrol
20th century
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
35.6 x 50.5 cm (14 x 19 7/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Sir Joseph Duveen
, 1927.7
signed: brown ink, u.r.: John S. Sargent
inscription: verso, graphite: [encircled:] 5994
The Hon. Evan K. C. Charteris; Sir Joseph Duveen; his gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1927.
Exhibition of Works by the Late John S. Sargent, R. A., exh. cat., Royal Academy of Arts (London, England, 1926), no. 75

Fogg Art Museum Handbook, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1927), repr. in b/w p. 60

Fogg Art Museum Handbook, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1931), repr. in b/w p. 76

Fogg Art Museum Handbook, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1936), ill. p. 115

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, Peter G. Huenink, Earl A. Powell III, Harry Z. Rand and Nanette C. Sexton, American Art at Harvard, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1972), cat. 118, ill.

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

Sue Welsh Reed and Carol Troyen, Awash in Color: Homer, Sargent, and the Great American Watercolor, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA, 1993), p. 161, note 2

Warren Adelson, Sargent Abroad: Figures and Landscapes, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1997), repr. in color p.96, fig. 86

Carl Little, The Watercolors of John Singer Sargent, University of California Press (Berkeley, CA, 1998), repr. p. 9 (color)

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., "American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950", American Art Review (April 2006), XVIII, no. 2, pp. 88-93, repr. p. 91

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., American Watercolors and Pastels 1875-1950 at the Fogg Art Museum, brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2006), checklist, repr. on cover (detail)

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.334, cat. 351, ill.

Gabrielle Townsend, John Singer Sargent Aquarelles, Bibliothèque de l'Image (Paris, France, 2011), p. 9, repr. pp. 52-53

Exhibition History
Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists, Crandall Free Library, Glens Falls, 03/01/1933 - 03/31/1933
Unidentified Exhibition, Symphony Hall, 1928, Symphony Hall, Boston, 11/01/1938 - 12/31/1938
Unidentified Exhibition, Lyman Allyn Museum, 1940, Lyman Allyn Museum, New London, 01/01/1940 - 12/31/1940
Unidentified Exhibition, Berkshire Museum, 1944, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, 02/01/1944 - 02/28/1944
American Art at Harvard, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/19/1972 - 06/18/1972, 118
The United States and the Impressionist Era, San José Museum of Art, San José, 11/21/1979 - 01/09/1980
Exhibition of Works by the Late John S. Sargent, R.A., Royal Academy of Arts, London, 01/14/1926 - 03/13/1926, no. 75
Unidentified Exhibition, Iowa State University, 1936, Iowa State University, Ames, 01/01/1936 - 12/31/1936
Unidentified Watercolor Exhibition, Winchester Art Association, 1940, Winchester Art Association, Winchester, 11/29/1939 - 12/31/1939
Exhibition of Water Colors: Homer, Sargent, Marin, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, 04/18/1947 - 06/11/1947
Unidentified Exhibition, Thomas Crane Public Library, 1955, Thomas Crane Public Library, Quincy, 08/15/1955 - 08/20/1955
American Paintings from the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Symphony Hall, Boston, 02/21/1958 - 03/15/1958
American Watercolors and Pastels, 1875-1950, at the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/08/2006 - 06/25/2006