JOHN SINGER SARGENT - FAMED AMERICAN PAINTER AND PORTRAIT ARTIST

John Singer Sargent

Painting

Capri Roof Painting of John Singer Sargent

Capri

1878

Sold at Auction at Sotheby's on May 25, 2001 for $5,395,750

Rosina Ferrara dances the 'Tarentella' on a rooftop on the Island of Capri. Sargent painted this during his Capri visit. He gave it to his friend Fanny Watts.

There are differing versions of this painting known to exist.

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