John Singer Sargent RA (American, 1856-1925) Portrait of Mrs. Theodore Frothingham, Jr. (born Eleanor Fabyan)  23 1/2 x 17 3/4in
Lot 25
John Singer Sargent RA
(American, 1856-1925)
Portrait of Mrs. Theodore Frothingham, Jr. (born Eleanor Fabyan) 23 1/2 x 17 3/4in
Sold for US$ 110,500 inc. premium

Auction 21467:
American Art

21 May 2014 14:00 EDT

New York
Lot Details
John Singer Sargent RA (American, 1856-1925)
Portrait of Mrs. Theodore Frothingham, Jr. (born Eleanor Fabyan)
signed 'John S. Sargent' (upper left) and dated '1924' (upper right)
charcoal on paper
23 1/2 x 17 3/4in

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Mrs. Theodore Frothingham, Jr.
    With American Art Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, 1975
    With Schweitzer Gallery, New York
    Sale, Parke-Bernet, New York, 1979
    Private collection, United Kingdom

    EXHIBITION:
    Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Memorial Exhibition of the Works of John Singer Sargent, October 23-December 28, 1925.
    Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, Sargent's Boston, 1956, p. 96.

    Sargent is known to have done portrait drawings of Eleanor's brother Francis Wright Fabyan, her sister Edith (Mrs William Read), and brother-in-law William Read. Eleanor married firstly Theodore Frothingham, Jr. in 1915, by whom she had a son and daughter, and secondly Dr. George R. Luton.

    The present lot will be included in the forthcoming volume of the John Singer Sargent Catalogue Raisonné covering his charcoal portraits. We would like to thank Richard Ormond for his assistance in cataloging this lot.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that correct medium for this lot is charcoal on paper laid down on card.
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