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John Graham (American (born in Russia (Poland)), 1886–1961)
Sheet: 42.5 x 34.9 cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.) Framed: 57.2 x 49.5 cm (22 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Graphite, oil, ink, pastel, steel pen on architectural tracing paper
Not On View
Recto u.r. in blue and black ink: "PINXIT / IN INFERNO / ICANNUS MAGUS / SANGERMANUS / ...."
Recto r.c. in graphite pencil: "999"
Verso u.l. in blue and black ink: "Ionus Magus / ....."
Verso u.l. in graphite pencil: "666"
Verso u.r. in graphite pencil: "999"
Verso r.c. in bluse and black ink: "PINXIT IN / INFERNO / LVIII"
Estate of the artist; Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1967; purchased by Mrs. Susan W. Paine; gift to MFA, December 1999.
Gift of Susan W. Paine