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Identification and Creation
Object Number
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Blank page; verso: Two Compositional Studies for "The Wyndham Sisters"
Work Type
drawing, sketchbook page
c. 1899
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Graphite on off-white wove paper
22.9 x 29.7 cm (9 x 11 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r., red-brown ink: 10
To the artist's sisters, Violet (Mrs. Francis) Ormond and Emily Sargent, at his death, 1925; gift of Mrs. Ormond to the Fogg Art Museum, 1937.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art
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Publication History

Doreen Bolger Burke, American Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume III: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born between 1846 and 1864, ed. Kathleen Luhrs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Princeton University Press (New York, 1980), p. 256, ill. p. 254

Carter Ratcliff, John Singer Sargent, Abbeville Press (New York, 1982), verso, p. 172, fig. 252

Stephanie Herdrich and Helen Barbara Weinberg, American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: John Singer Sargent, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 2000), verso: p. 211

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Portraits of the 1890s, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 2002), verso: p. 156, fig. 102, under no. 368

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