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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.7.5.1
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Sketch of Man and Woman
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1871
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/198439
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
10.3 x 17.2 cm (4 1/16 x 6 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r., red-brown ink: 1
  • inscription: l.r., graphite, in artist's hand: van Miel
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
1937.7.5.1
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Heavy transfer on the verso of the page indicates that something drawn in soft graphite or other friable medium has been removed from the book. The page is loose.
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