Incorrect Username, Email, or Password
This object does not yet have a description.

Identification and Creation

Object Number
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Reclining Male Nude (Nicola D'Inverno?)
Work Type
drawing, album page
c. 1890 - 1915
Persistent Link

Physical Descriptions

Charcoal on off-white laid paper
actual: 47.6 x 62.4 cm (18 3/4 x 24 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: MICHALLET / FRANCE


Recorded Ownership History
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

The Harvard Art Museums encourage the use of images found on this website for personal, noncommercial use, including educational and scholarly purposes. To request a higher resolution file of this image, please submit an online request.

Publication History

  • Trevor J. Fairbrother, "A Private Album: John Singer Sargent's Studies of Nude Male Models", Arts Magazine (December 1981), vol. LVI, no. 4, p. 72, fig. 4
  • John Esten, John Singer Sargent: The Male Nudes, Universe Press (New York, NY, 1999), reproduced in b/w p. 30
  • Sarah Burns, "Under the Skin: Reconsidering Cecilia Beaux and John Singer Sargent", The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography (July 2000), vol. CXXIV, no. 3, p. 345, fig. 9
  • Stephanie Herdrich and Helen Barbara Weinberg, American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: John Singer Sargent, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 2000), p. 265, under no. 233
  • Trevor J. Fairbrother, John Singer Sargent: The Sensualist, exh. cat., Seattle Art Museum/Yale University Press (Seattle, WA and New Haven, CT, 2000), p. 108, repr. p. 109, fig. 4.9, repr. as Folio 28, following p. 180
  • Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1900-1907, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2012), p. 36, fig. 10
  • John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Nationalmuseum (Stockholm, 2018), p. 165, repr. p. 165
  • Paul Fisher, The Grand Affair: John Singer Sargent in His World, Farrar, Straus & Giroux (New York, 2022), p. 265, repr.

Exhibition History

  • John Singer Sargent, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, 12/14/2000 - 03/18/2001
  • John Singer Sargent, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 10/13/2018 - 01/13/2019

Related Works

Verification Level

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at