Double-sided Drawing for MFA Stairway Murals: a. (Recto) Sketch for Chiron and Achilles , b.(Verso) Woman's Head

1921–25
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Dimensions

Sheet: 36 x 30.5 cm (14 3/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

28.798

Medium or Technique

a. (Recto): graphite pencil on paper b. (Verso): charcoal on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In graphite a. (Recto) l.l.: B.18.59.A; l.r.: 12.9.2 (Fox number); u.r.: "3 /inches", "height less 3 inches for (illegible) 9-11 1/6, 11-1' "; u.c.: "top"
In charcoal b. (Verso) l.l.: B.18.59.B

Provenance

The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

Credit Line

The Sargent Collection–Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Violet Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent