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© Musée du Louvre - Marie-Alice Seydoux-Loiseau / Gabrielle / Gopinath

Aix-les-Bains, Musée Faure

© Musée du Louvre - Marie-Alice Seydoux

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SARGENT, John Singer

Florence, Italy, 1856 - London, Great Britain, 1925

Judith Gautier, dit aussi Le repos près de la source Judith Gautier, also known as Resting by the spring

1948.001.080

vers 1883

Oil on panel

H: 0, 315 m.; W: 0, 427 m.

Aix-les-Bains, Musée Faure

Painting

From 1865 to 1900


Historical

Acquired by Doctor Faure, who left his collection to the city of Aix les Bains in 1942 with the provision that it be turned into a museum. The Musée Faure opened in 1949.


Comment

Sargent painted six portraits of Judith Gautier during a summer spent at Saint Enogat in Brittany. Four of these portraits remain in France. (Source: Charles Merritt Mount, "John Singer Sargent and Judith Gautier", Art Quartely, Vol. 18, n°1, Spring 1955, pp. 136-143).


Bibliography

Catalogue Musée Faure, Aix-les-Bains, 1942 (titré Le repos près de la source, aucun de dimensions).

Charles Merritt Mount, "John Singer Sargent and Judith Gautier", Art Quartely, Vol. 18, n°1, Spring 1955, pp. 136-143.

Catalogue Musée Faure, Aix-les-Bains, 1992 (titré Judith Gautier) repr.

Warren Adelson, Elaine Kilmurray, Sargent and Impressionism, November 4th - December 18th 2010, New York, Adelson Gallery, New York, 2010.