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Two Nude Bathers Standing on a Wharf (recto), (painting)

Catalog Data

Painter:
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Metropolitan Museum of Art 5th Avenue at 82nd Street New York New York 10028 Accession Number: 50.130.10
Date:
1879-1880
Notes:
Ormond, Richard and Elaine Kilmurray, "John Singer Sargent: complete paintings; volume 4, Figures and Landscapes, 1874-1882," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006, no. 684.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1975.
Mount, Charles Merrill, "John Singer Sargent: a biography," London: Cresset Press, 1957 (K8032).
Burke, Doreen Bolger, "American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume III: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1846 and 1864," New York, NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980, pg. 224.
Summary:
In the foreground, two nude figures stand one behind the other on a slender part of a wharf. The figure in front turns to the right and the figure in the back leans down toward the water on the left. Wharf buildings are visible in the distance on the right.
Topic:
Recreation--Sport & Play--Swimming  Search this
Figure group--Nude  Search this
Waterscape--Wharf  Search this
Cityscape--Spain  Search this
Control number:
IAP 81710073
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_215755