- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Sketchbook with cream paper-covered cardboard covers
- 11.1 x 16 x 1 cm (4 3/8 x 6 5/16 x 3/8 in.)
- 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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- Sketchbook with cream-paper-covered cardboard covers, red- cloth-covered spine; printed in black on front cover: Schetsboek. Pages of off-white wove paper. Sewn page block; pages have rounded corners. Sketchbook is incomplete, with thirty-four pages remaining; drawing on tracing paper affixed to folio 14. Thirty drawings.The pages are numbered in red-brown ink in the upper right corner. Several pages are missing and the page numbering apparently occurred after their removal; one page after page 18 may have been removed, and three pages after page 34.
Contents: Goats and cattle, landscape, portrait of Benjamin Franklin, "Atlas and Moderation" (sculpture atop pediment of Royal Palace, formerly Town Hall, Amsterdam); miscellaneous studies.
- 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, p. 21
- Exhibition History
Sargent in the Studio: Drawings, Sketchbooks, and Oil Sketches, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/10/1999 - 09/26/1999
Under Cover: Artists' Sketchbooks, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/2006 - 10/22/2006
- Related Works
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