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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy, (painting)

painter
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Subject
Von Glehn, Wilfrid, Mrs. (Jane)
Von Glehn, Wilfrid
Date
1907
Type
Paintings
Medium
Oil on canvas
Control number
IAP 12000218
Notes
Art Institute of Chicago, 1991.
"American arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: from colonial times to World War I," Chicago, Ill.: Art Institute of Chicago, 1998, no. 171.
"Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago: a catalogue of the picture collection," Chicago, Ill.: Art Institute of Chicago, 1961.
"The Age of American Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago," Chicago, IL: Art Institute of Chicago, 2011, pg. 83.
Image on file.
"American arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: from colonial times to World War I," Chicago, Ill.: Art Institute of Chicago, 1998, pg. 323.
"The Age of American Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago," Chicago, IL: Art Institute of Chicago, 2011, pg. 83.
(Lower left:) John S. Sargent signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary
Portrait of a woman (Jane von Glehn) seated on a balustrade and painting on an easel. A man (Wilfrid von Glehn) sits beside and leans back to look at the painting, which is unseen to the viewer. The woman wears a white dress and smock and a straw hat. Her feet rest on a stool. A fountain is in the landscape behind them.
Data Source
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
Owner/Location
Art Institute of Chicago 111 South Michigan Avenue Chicago Illinois 60603-6110 Accession Number: 1914.57