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John Singer Sargent
The Millet House and Garden, 1886
Oil on canvas
27 x 35 1/2 inches

PROVENANCE
The artist; to
Mrs. Francis Davis Millet, by gift from the artist, c. 1886; to
Dr. John Alfred Parsons Millet, New York, by descent, in 1954; to
His son, Dr. John Millet, by descent; to
Mr. and Mrs. John William Griffith, Dallas, Texas, by 1986, by descent; to
[Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York]; to
Private collection, Atlanta, Georgia; to
[Berry-Hill Galleries, Inc., New York, 2007]; to
Private collection, New York, until the present

EXHIBITED

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and Art Institute of Chicago, 1986-87, John Singer Sargent, p. 117, no. 76, illus. in color p. 119, as Millet’s Garden // Adelson Galleries, New York, 2010, Sargent and Impressionism // Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, exhibited in permanent galleries, 2015 // Cleveland Museum and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, England, 2015-16, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, no. 37

RECORDED

William H. Gerdts, Down Garden Paths: The Floral Environment in American Art (1983), p. 100, as F. D. Millet House and Garden // Patricia Hills, John Singer Sargent (1986), p. 117, no. 76, illus. in color p. 119, as Millet’s Garden // Coe Kerr Gallery, Sargent at Broadway: The Impressionist Years, p. 96 // Lisa Bush Hankin, “John Singer Sargent and the Broadway Art Colony, 1885-1886,” in Antiques and Fine Art Magazine, Autumn/Winter 2010, pp. 139-140 // Elaine Kilmurray, Sargent and Impressionism (2010), illus. in endpapers // Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent Figures and Landscape, 1883-1899 (2010), pp. 119, 343, no. 870, illus. // Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse (2015), no. 37, illus. in color p. 138

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