Simplon Pass: The Tease

about 1911
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Place Depicted: Simplon Pass, Italian-Swiss border

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.2 x 52.9 cm (15 13/16 x 20 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.216

Medium or Technique

Translucent and opaque watercolor, with wax resist, over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

Inscription

In iron gall ink, l.r.: John S. Sargent

Provenance

1912, sold by the artist, through M. Knoedler and Co., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1912)

Credit Line

The Hayden Collection—Charles Henry Hayden Fund