John Singer Sargent Professor Ingram Bywater exhibited 1901

Artwork details

Artist
John Singer Sargent 1856–1925
Title
Professor Ingram Bywater
Date Exhibited 1901
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1473 x 972 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Mrs Ingram Bywater 1914
Reference
N03012
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N03012 PROFESSOR INGRAM BYWATER c. 1900–1

Inscr. ‘John S. Sargent’ t.l.
Canvas, 58×38 1/4 (147·5×97·5).
Bequeathed by Mrs Ingram Bywater 1908 with life interest to her husband, who died in 1914.
Exh: R.A., 1901 (421).
Lit: Downes, 1925, p.56; Charteris, 1927, p.268; Mount, 1955, p.436; Mckibbin, 1956, p.87; Mount, 1957, p.345.

Professor Ingram Bywater (1840–1914), Greek scholar and Regius Professor of Greek in the University of Oxford 1893–1908; President of the Oxford Aristotelian Society for twenty-five years until his retirement in 1908; a Delegate of the University Press from 1879, and a renowned bibliophile. The portrait has been variously dated to 1900 or 1901.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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