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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1815.20.8.A
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Three Profiles of Madame Gautreau
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
album page, drawing
Date
1906 - 1913
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/195128
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
20.6 x 13 cm (8 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
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
1943.1815.20.8.A
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The sketch was made on Royal Academy letterhead; in red, it is printed "Royal Academy of Arts / London, W. / 190__"
Publication History

Martin Birnbaum, John Singer Sargent, January 12, 1856-April 15, 1925: A Conversation, William E. Rudge's Sons (New York, NY, 1941), p. 64, repr. in b/w

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: The Early Portraits, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1998), p. 115

Deborah Davis, Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X, Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin (New York, 2003), repr. p. 233

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