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Identification and Creation
Object Number
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Reclining Male Nude (Nicola D'Inverno?)
Work Type
album page, drawing
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
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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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

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

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