John Singer Sargent (attrib.), Lord Ribblesdale, Attributed to John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925), study for the oil painting, oil on paper, no signature observed, gallery label verso, matted and framed under glass, 5"h x 3"w (sight), 11"h x 8"w (frame)
Provenance: From the Collection of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; E.V. Thaw Gallery, NYC
Notes/Literature: Art dealer, connoisseur, and philanthropist Eugene Victor Thaw (1927-2018) was widely considered to be among the world's greatest collectors of European master drawings, French Post-Impressionism, Cubism, and an early advocate of the American Abstract Expressionists. One of the most respected art dealers of his day, he is credited with placing hundreds of major works into museums around the world, and was the founding member and past president of the Art Dealers Association of America.