The Virgin

1897
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Dimensions

66.67 x 46.04 cm (26 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1998.250

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Carol Vance Wall Rotunda (Gallery 102)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

The artist; to his estate; with Christie, Manson, and Woods, London, July 24 and 27, 1925, lot 221; purchased by Arthur U. Newton, New York; sold after 1929 by Newton to Mrs. Barbour; by descent to her daughter, Ruth Lemont Barbour (Mrs. Harold Lamb), Beverly Hills, California; to her son, Frederick Stymetz Lamb, 1986; to MFA, 1998, bequest of Frederick S. Lamb.

Credit Line

Bequest of Frederick S. Lamb