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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1929.307
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Preliminary Studies of Composition for "Death and Victory," Widener Library, Harvard University; verso: Studies for "Israel and the Law," Boston Public Library
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1921-1922
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306424
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on lightweight tan wove paper
Dimensions
actual: 26.2 x 44 cm (10 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.)
Provenance
To the artist's sisters, Violet (Mrs. Francis) Ormond and Emily Sargent, at his death, 1925; their gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1929.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent
Accession Year
1929
Object Number
1929.307
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), fig. 10 (verso), pp. 7-9

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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