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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.11.89
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Study of Right Arm and Shoulder for one of Angels at Right, "Israel and the Law," Boston Public Library
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
album page, drawing
Date
1895 - 1916
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/196678
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Charcoal on off-white laid paper
Dimensions
47.6 x 63 cm (18 3/4 x 24 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.l., red pencil: 89
  • watermark: [circle with design of caduceus and anchor] / FRANCE
Provenance
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
1937
Object Number
1937.11.89
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Mary Crawford Volk, The Evocative Line: Preparatory Sketches for "Israel and the Law" by John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Vose Galleries of Boston, Inc. (Boston, MA, 2004), pp. 7-8

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