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Watercolour - Turkish Woman by a stream
  • Turkish Woman by a stream
    Sargent, John Singer, born 1856 - died 1925
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Turkish Woman by a stream

  • Object:


  • Date:

    ca. 1920-1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sargent, John Singer, born 1856 - died 1925 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and body-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Dorothy Barnard

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 63, box R

Physical description

Watercolour sketch depicting a Turkish woman lying down by a stream with her shoes in front of her.


ca. 1920-1927 (made)


Sargent, John Singer, born 1856 - died 1925 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and body-colour

Marks and inscriptions

To Alice Barnard / from her friend John S. Sargent


Height: 35.9 cm from catalogue, Width: 50.8 cm from catalogue

Object history note

This watercolour was exhibited at the exhibition of works by Sargent held at the Royal Academy, winter 1926.

Exhibited in 'John Singer Sargent', Whitney Museum of Modern Art, New York and Chicago Art Museum in 1986/7.

Descriptive line

Watercolour sketch by J S Sargent depicting a Turkish woman by a stream, ca. 1920-1927.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1949, London: HMSO, 1961.
Sargent/Sorolla Madrid : Turner : Fundacion Coleccion Thyssen-Bornemisza, c2006.

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, Sargent. The watercolours. London : Dulwich Picture Gallery in association with D Giles Limited, London, 2017. ISBN: 9781898519355.

Production Note

Painted before 1927.





Subjects depicted

Women; Stream; Turkish; Leisure




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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