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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1815.20.14.B
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Two Sketches of Dogs
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing, album page
Date
May 15 1906
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195047
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on ivory laid paper
Dimensions
11.4 x 7 cm (4 1/2 x 2 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper edge, black ink: 15 May 1906 John S. Sargent after / [Blink?]
Provenance
David Murray, London, sold; [through Christie’s, London, May 28, 1934, lot 2], sold; [to Martin Birnbaum], gift; to Grenville L. Winthrop, 1935, bequeathed; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943

A number of the drawings in this album were given to Murray (a Scottish landscape painter and Royal Academician, 1849-1933) by Sargent. Murray lived at 1A Langham Chambers, Portland Place, London.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1815.20.14.B
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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