Head of John Burge
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)
Sheet: 10.9 x 8.8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite pencil on paper
Not On View
Head of John Burge, Flaxman’s “polisher of marble”; head slightly right, eyes front
Inscribed bottom in graphite pencil: "Burge"
John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Raphael King Ltd., London; purchased by MFA, December 10, 1953.
Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund