Head of John Burge

1775–1826
John Flaxman (English, 1755–1826)


Dimensions

Sheet: 10.9 x 8.8 cm (4 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2625

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Head of John Burge, Flaxman’s “polisher of marble”; head slightly right, eyes front

Inscription

Inscribed bottom in graphite pencil: "Burge"

Provenance

John Murray III & A.H. Hallam Murray; Raphael King Ltd., London; purchased by MFA, December 10, 1953.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Rowland Burdon-Muller and the William A. Sargent Fund