DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
Ambrose PATTERSON | The Pewter Bar, St Leger en Yvelines

Australia 1877 – USA 1966-10-08
France 1898-99, USA 1899-1901, France and Europe 1901-10, Australia 1910-1916, USA from 1916
The Pewter Bar, St Leger en Yvelines c.1904
oil on canvas
49.5 (h) x 61.0 (w) cm
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, gift of Mrs A. McCarthy Patterson in 1913

In The Pewter Bar, St Leger en Yvelines Patterson paid homage to masterpiece, A bar at the Folies-Bergère1881–82. However, Patterson’s image is a more positive one. He presented a naturalistic image of a couple enjoying their work.

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