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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1963.159
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Study for Scorpio for "Phaethon," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Scorpion
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1922-1924
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308703
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white laid paper, squared
Dimensions
316 x 291 cm (124 7/16 x 114 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: graphite, l.r.: John S. Sargent
  • label: back of frame, paper: F.W. Bayley and Son / Copley Gallery / 103 Newbury Street / Boston
Provenance
From the artist to the Agassiz Museum, Cambridge, MA; to the Fine Arts Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; transfer to the Fogg Art Museum, 1963.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of John Singer Sargent, to Agassiz Museum
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
1963.159
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Annual Report of the Director of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA, 1922-1923), p. 8

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1914-1925, Yale University Press (New Haven, 2016), p. 79 note 190

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