Sketch for Astronomy (MFA Rotunda)

Sketch for Astronomy

1917–21
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Dimensions

Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.) Image: 37 cm (14 9/16 in) diameter

Accession Number

21.2476

Medium or Technique

Charcoal and blue pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.3.11 (Fox number); u. r.: circle with horoscope signs
Verso in graphite pencil: u. r.: 12; in red pencil u. l.: 21.2476

Provenance

The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School