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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.7.6.16
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Boats on the Elbe; verso: Study of a Head
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1871
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/198217
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on gray wove paper
Dimensions
9.5 x 15 cm (3 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r., red-brown ink: 16
  • inscription: l.r., graphite, in artist's hand: Elbe
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
1937.7.6.16
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Miriam Stewart and Kerry Schauber, "Catalogue of Sketchbooks and Albums by John Singer Sargent at the Fogg Art Museum", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin (Cambridge, MA, Fall 1999 - Winter 2000), vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 16-38, repr. p. 19

Exhibition History

Sargent in the Studio: Drawings, Sketchbooks, and Oil Sketches, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/10/1999 - 09/26/1999

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