Sketch for Perseus on Pegasus slaying Medusa (MFA Stairway)

Head of Athena

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 62 x 48 cm (24 7/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.663

Medium or Technique

Charcoal on paper; head of Athena in graphite

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

U.l. in graphite: Athena (is(?) Perseus); l.r.:22, in graphite: 12.7.4 12.5.4 (Fox numbers)

Provenance

The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA, October 1928.

Credit Line

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