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  • Museum of Fine Arts Mural Study: The Danaïdes

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

    Description

    Provenance

    The artist's sisters Emily Sargent and Francis Ormond; gift to the MFA, 1929

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 24.4 x 59.8 cm (9 5/8 x 23 9/16 in.) Framed: 41 x 75.9 cm (16 1/8 x 29 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    29.141

    Medium or Technique

    Watercolor on board, with collaged revision at right

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  • Museum of Fine Arts Mural Study: The Winds I

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

    Description

    Provenance

    The artist's sisters Emily Sargent and Francis Ormond; gift to the MFA, 1929

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 24 x 59.7 cm (9 7/16 x 23 1/2 in.) Framed: 40.6 x 75.9 cm (16 x 29 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    29.142

    Medium or Technique

    Watercolor on board

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  • Museum of Fine Arts Mural Study: The Winds II

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

    Description

    Provenance

    The artist's sisters Emily Sargent and Francis Ormond; gift to the MFA, 1929

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Platemark: 24 x 58.7 cm (9 7/16 x 23 1/8 in.) Framed: 38.7 x 74.9 cm (15 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    29.143

    Medium or Technique

    Watercolor on board

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  • Portrait of Dr. William Sturgis Bigelow

    1917
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    In charcoal u.l.: John S. Sargent 1917

    Provenance

    Gift to MFA December 17,1917

    Credit Line

    Gift of the Committee on the Museum

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.9 x 47.9 cm (24 3/4 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    17.3174

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on paper

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  • Portrait of Dr. Denman Waldo Ross

    1917
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925), Sitter Denman Waldo Ross (American, 1853–1935)

    Description

    Inscription

    In charcoal bottom: John S. Sargent 1917

    Provenance

    Gift to MFA December 17, 1917

    Credit Line

    Gift of the Committee on the Museum

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 59.5 x 49.3 cm (23 7/16 x 19 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    17.3175

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture - Sculpture (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch of Sculpture for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture

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

    Description

    Inscription

    In graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.6.7(Fox number); 21.2468

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 47.5 cm (24 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2468

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite on paper

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  • Sketch for Classic and Romantic Art - Pan - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.7.25 (Fox number); 21.2469 Verso in red pencil(?): u. l.: 21.2469; graphite pencil in center: 3

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.2 x 63 cm (18 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2469

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Ganymede - Youth Kneeling - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.35 (FOX number); 21.2470 Verso in red pencil(?): u. l.: 21.2427

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 63 cm (18 1/2 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2470

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Astronomy (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.3.12 (Fox number) Verso in red pencil (?): 21.2471

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2471

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Arion and Dolphine - Arion (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.7.7 (Fox number); 21.2472 Verso in red pencil(?): 21.2472

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 62 cm (18 1/2 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2472

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Achilles and Chiron - Achilles (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.8.13 (Fox number); 21.2473 Verso in graphite pencil: l. l. 1A; red pencil(?) u. l.: 21.2473

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63.5 cm (18 7/8 x 25 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2473

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Ganymede - Youth Kneeling (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.34 (Fox number); 21.2474 Verso in red pencil(?): u. l.: 21.2474

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 63 cm (18 1/2 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2474

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Music (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil:l. r. : MFA 11.2.2 (Fox number); 21.2475 Verso in graphite pencil: center: 2; u. l.: in red pencil(?) 21.2475

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the Benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2475

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite on paper

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  • Sketch for Astronomy (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch for Astronomy

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

    Description

    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

    Details

    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

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  • Sketch for Satyr and Maenad - Satyr (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

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    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.6.4 (Fox number) Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2477

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2477

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Architecture, Sculpture and Painting - Architecture and Painting (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.6.9; 21.2478 Verso in red pencil (?): u. l.: 21.2478

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2478

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on white paper

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  • Sketch for Prometheus; Various sketches: figures within circles (verso)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.4.1 (Fox number); 21.2479 Verso in graphite pencil: l. l.: 1A; in red pencil u. l.: 21.2479

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2479

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil (verso) on paper

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  • Sketch for Ganymede (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.1.3 (Fox number); 21.2480 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2480; in graphite pencil: l. r.: illegible inscription

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2480

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Eros and Psyche - Psyche - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.1.8 (Fox number); 21.2481 Verso in red pencil: 21.481

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 48 cm (24 13/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2481

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Arion and Dolphins - Arion - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.7.8 (Fox number); 21.2482 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2482; in graphite pencil: l. l.: 2A

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2482

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Arion and Dolphins - Arion - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.3.12 (Fox number); 21.2483 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2483

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48.5 x 63 cm (19 1/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2483

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus - Youth Kneeling -(MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.33 (Fox number)

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 63 cm (18 1/2 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2484

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Astronomy - Youth Kneeling - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r. : MFA 10.9.32 (Fox nunber); 21.2485 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2585

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2485

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus - Youth Kneeling - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.39 (Fox number) Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2486

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2486

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus - Seated Youth - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.37(Fox number); 21.2487 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2487

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2487

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus -Youth - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.27 (Fox number); 21.2488 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2488

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2488

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for cartouche over Astronomy - Youth - (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch of youth for cartouche over Astronomy

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite paper: l. r.: MFA 21.2489; l. l.: 21.2489 Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2489

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2489

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Sphinx and Chimaera - Chimaera - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.8.5 (Fox number); 21.2490 Verso in red pencil: l. l.: 21.2490

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 62.5 x 48 cm (24 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2490

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Fame (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.5.7 (Fox number); 21.2491 Verso in red pencil: u. l.:21.2491

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63.4 x 47.5 cm (24 15/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2491

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Double-sided Drawing for MFA Rotunda Murals

    a.(Recto) Sketch for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture - Painting
    b.(Verso) Sketch of Male Leg

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: 11.6.6 (Fox number) Verso in red pencil: u. l.: 21.2492; in blue pencil: u. r.: 23

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 48 cm (24 5/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2492

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sphinx and the Chimaera - Chimaera - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 11.9.3 (Fox number); u.r.: 21.2493 Verso in red: u.r.: 21.2493

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.2 x 44.5 cm (24 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2493

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Leg, Arm and Hand Study for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture (Sculpture); Drapery studies (verso)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 11.6.10 (Fox number); 21.2494 Verso in red: u.l.: 21.2494

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 47 x 62 cm (18 1/2 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2494

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil (recto); charcoal (verso) on paper

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  • Sketch for Dancing Figures - Hands -(MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.2.20 (Fox number); 21.2495 Verso in red pencil(?): l.r.: 21.2495

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2495

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  • Sketch for Satyr and Maenad - Satyr's Legs- (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.6.2 (Fox number); 21.2496 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2496

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 62.5 cm (18 7/8 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2496

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus - Youth Seated -(MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.9.20 (Fox number); 21.2497 Verso in red pencil(?): u.r.: 21.2497

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2497

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Ganymede - Youth Kneeling - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.9.29 (Fox number) Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2498

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2498

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  • Sketch for cartouche over Music - Youth Seated - (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch of youth for cartouche over Music

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

    Description

    If Fox 10.10.19, then source of heliotype ( at Fogg and at MFA) 8/99 S.W.R.

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.9.30; 21.2499 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2499

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

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    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2499

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  • Sketch for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture - Figure seated beneath Painting - (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch of figure beneath Painting for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.10.18 (Fox number); 21.2500 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2500

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2500

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  • Sketch for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture - Time - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 11.6.8 (Fox number) Verso in red Pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2501; in blue pencil(?): u.l.: 17

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48.5 x 63 cm (19 1/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2501

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus - Youth Kneeling - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.9.32; 21.2502 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2502

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 62.5 cm (18 1/2 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2502

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  • Sketch for Eros and Psyche - Psyche - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA 10.1.9 (Fox number); 21.2503 Verso in graphite pencil: u.c.: Miss Grashog Putnam Hotel 284 Huntington Ave. Tel. B. B. 177

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 47.5 cm (24 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2503

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Aphrodite and Eros - Eros - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: MFA 10.4.16 (Fox number); 21.2504 Verso in red pencil(?): u. l.: 21.2504; in graphite pencil: l. r.: Venus(?)

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2504

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  • Sketch for Achilles and Chiron - Achilles - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.8.12 (Fox number); 21.2505 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2505

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2505

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  • Sketch for Dancing Figures - Dancing Figure - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: MFA10.2.17 (Fox number); 21.2506 Verso in red pencil(?): 21.2506

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63.5 x 48 cm (25 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2506

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  • Sketch for the Sphinx and the Chimaera (Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 11.8.4 (Fox number); u.r.: 21.2507 Verso in red pencil(?): u.r.: 21.2507

    Provenance

    1917-21, The artist; 1921, gift of the artist to MFA. (Accession Date: November 3, 1921)

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 62 x 45.5 cm (24 7/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2507

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  • Sketch for Dancing Figures - Central Figure - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l. r.: 21.2508; 10.2.5 (Fox number); 170; in chacoal:u.r.: Monday 2 . 30 Verso in graphite pencil: u. r.: 10.2.5

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 47.5 cm (24 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2508

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  • Sketch for Dancing Figures - Central Figure - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.2.19 (Fox number); 21.2509 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2509

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 63 x 48 cm (24 13/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2509

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  • Sketch for Satyr and Maenad - Maenad - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.6.3 (Fox number); 21.2510; in charcoal: l.l.: Morning Thursday 21st 12 . 30 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2510 ; in graphite pencil: L.r.: satyr

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 63 x 47 cm (24 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2510

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  • Sketch for Fame (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.5.6 (Fox number); 21.2511 Verso in red pencil(?): 21.2511

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 63 x 47 cm (24 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2511

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  • Sketch for Satyr and Maenad - Satyr - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l/r/: MFA 10.6.5 (Fox number); 21.2512 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2512

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63.5 x 47.5 cm (25 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2512

    Medium or Technique

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  • Sketch for Fame - Fame Head and Legs - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.5.5 (Fox number); 21.2513 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2513

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2513

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  • Sketch for Arion and the Dolphins - Arion - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r. MFA 10.7.5 (Fox number); 21.2514 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2514

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2514

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  • Sketch for Classic and Romantic Art - Pan - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 11.7.24 (Fox number); 21.2515 Verso in red pencil(?): u.l.: 21.2515

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the Artist for the Benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2515

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    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Prometheus - Youth - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.9.36; 21.2516 Verso in red pencil: u.l.: 21.2516

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.2 x 63 cm (18 9/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2516

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  • Sketch for Architecture, Painting and Sculpture - Relief Figure under Sculpture to Left of Mural - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: MFA 10.10.19 (Fox number); 21.2517 Verso in red pencil(?):21.2517

    Provenance

    The artist, gift to MFA November 3, 1921

    Credit Line

    Gift of the artist for the benefit of the Museum School

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    21.2517

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  • Portrait of Guy Lowell

    1917
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    In charcoal bottom: John S. Sargent 1917

    Provenance

    Lent by Mrs. Guy Lowell September 29, 1925. Returned December 31, 1925. Gift to MFA May 5, 1927

    Credit Line

    Gift of Mrs. Guy Lowell

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 46.4 cm (24 5/8 x 18 1/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    27.217

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  • Sketch for the "Rehearsal of the Pasdeloup Orchestra"

    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Graphite: l.l.: J.S. 389

    Provenance

    Gift to MFA March 1, 1928

    Credit Line

    Gift of Thomas Alfred Fox

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 9.8 x 15 cm (3 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.50

    Medium or Technique

    Graphite pencil on paper

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  • Double-sided Drawing for Boston Public Library Murals - Frieze of Prophets a. (Recto) Amos with Staff and Rope b. (Verso) Draped Standing Male Figure Grasping (?)

    1890–95
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 1.3.2 (Fox number); 28.531 Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 1.2; u.l.: S.6.196; l.l.: 3.1.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61 x 48.2 cm (24 x 19 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.531

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal on paper b. (Verso): charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Frieze of Prophets - Ezekiel(?) or Jeremiah(?) - Boston Public Library Murals

    1890–95
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 1.3.4 (Fox number); 28.532 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.197; l.l.: 1.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 48 cm (24 3/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.532

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on paper

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  • Sketch for Frieze of Prophets - Amos with Staff and Rope - Boston Public Library Murals

    1890–95
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 1.3.10 (Fox number); 28.533 Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 1.1; u.l.: S.6.212; l.l.: 1.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 48.5 cm (24 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.533

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Vulture with Capital - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.1.10 (Fox number); B3; 28.534 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.60; l.l.: 2.1.10

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.534

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Falling Figure - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection; 1921, gift of the artist to MFA. (Accession Date: October 4,1928)

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 61.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.535

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on blue-gray paper

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Vultures - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.1.11 (Fox number); D3 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.6; l.l.:2.1.11

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48.5 x 61.5 cm (19 1/8 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.536

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Two Figures Falling - Public Boston Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil:l.r.: 2.1.1 (Fox number); A3 Verso in graphite pencil:u.l.: 2.1.1; l.l.: 2.1.1; S.6.9

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.537

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Horses' Heads - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.1.8 (Fox number); B3 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.165; u.l.: 2.1.8; l.l.: 2.1.8

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.538

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Ionic Capital - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.1.14 (Fox number); u.l.: 28.539 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.163; u.l.: 2.1.14; l.l.: 2.1.14

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.539

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Law - Drapery and Arm - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.2.3 (Fox number); 28.540 Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: S.6.96; 2.2.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

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

    Accession Number

    28.540

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Gog and Magog - Tripod - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.1.15 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: nu.l.: 2.1.15; l.l.: S.6.73

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48.5 x 63.5 cm (19 1/8 x 25 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.541

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Law - Torso and Right Arm - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.2.4 (Fox number); 28.542; u.l. in charcoal: Pasquale Tullio, 17 Little Oxford St., Chelsea Verso in graphite pencil: l. r.: 2.2.4; l.l.: 2.2.4; u.l.: S.6.50

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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

    Accession Number

    28.542

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  • Double-sided Drawing for Boston Public Library Murals a.(Recto): Sorrowing Figure (Mourning Angel) b.(Verso): Boy and Hand of Israel

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: u.l.: 2.2.1 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.2.1; Reverse also A3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61 x 47 cm (24 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.543

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    a. (Recto): charcoal and white chalk b. (Verso): charcoal

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  • Sketch for the Messianic Era - Soul of Man - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    In graphite recto l.r.: 2.3.1A (Fox number); verso u.l.: S.6.69; l.l.: 2.3.1; l.r.: 2.3.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 47.5 cm (24 5/8 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.544

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  • Sketch from the Messianic Era - Figure at Left - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.2 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.2; u.l.: S.6.68

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 48.5 cm (24 5/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.545

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  • Sketch for the Messianic Era - Legs of Figure at left -Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.6 A (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.6; u.l: S.6.65; l.l.: 2.3.6

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.546

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  • Sketch for The Messianic Era - Figure at Right - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.5 D (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.5; 28.547; l.l.: 2.3.5; u.l.: S.6.64

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47.5 cm (24 3/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.547

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  • Double-sided Drawing for Boston Public Library Murals a.(Recto): Sketch for Heaven - Feet b.(Verso): Sketch for Heaven - Feet

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.4.2 A (Fox number); 28.548; u.c.: reverse on other side Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: S.5.96; l.c.: reverse on other side

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62 cm (18 11/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.548

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal and graphite pencil on paper b. (Verso): charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Heaven - Figure Right Rear - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.2.4 B (Fox number); 28.549 Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: 2.2.4; u.r.: S.5.215

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 63 cm (18 1/2 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.549

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  • Sketch for Heaven - Figure Center Foreground - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.4.1 A (Fox number); 28.550 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.5.7; l.l.: 2.4.1; l.r.: 2.4.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 46.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.550

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  • Sketch for Heaven - Hands - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.4.6 A (Fox number); 28.551 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.5.16; l.l.: 2.4.6

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 61.5 cm (18 11/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.551

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  • Sketch for Heaven - Torso with Arms Raised - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.4.3 A (Fox number); 28.552; l.l.: Alva Ru (?) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.5.189; l.r.: 2.4.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 47.5 cm (24 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.552

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  • Sketch for the Judgement - Angel in Center - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.5.1 P (Fox number); 28.553 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.43; l.r.: 2.5.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 58.5 x 44.2 cm (23 1/16 x 17 3/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.553

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  • Sketch for the Judgement - Hands of Angel Holding Scale - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    .

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.5.2 A (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.52; l.l.: 2.5.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 62.2 cm (18 7/8 x 24 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.554

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  • Sketch for The Judgement - The Devil - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.5.20 A (Fox number); 28.555 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.4.25; l.l.: 2.5.20

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48.5 x 61.5 cm (19 1/8 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.555

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  • Sketch for The Judgement - The Devil - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.5.14-B4 (Fox number); 28.556 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.48; l.l.: 2.5.14; l.r.: 2.5.14

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

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

    Accession Number

    28.556

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on paper

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  • Sketch for The Judgement - Figure in Center - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.5.3 A (Fox number); 28.557 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.:S.6.53; l.l.: 2.5.3; l.r.: 2.5.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.557

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  • Sketch for Hell - Reclining Figures - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.6.8 A (Fox number); 28.558 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.4.7; l.l.: 2.6.8

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.3 cm (18 11/16 x 24 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.558

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  • Sketch for Hell - Figures Upper Right - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.6.3 A (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.4.11; l.l.: 2.6.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.559

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Hell - Three Figures - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.6.11 A (Fox number); 28.560 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.4.5; l.l.: 2.6.11; u.r.: S.4.5

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.2 x 62 cm (18 9/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.560

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  • Sketch for Hell - Two Figures - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.6.10 A (Fox number); 28.561 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.4.13; l.l.: 2.6.10

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 61.8 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.561

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  • Double-sided Drawing for Boston Public Library Murals a.(Recto): Sketch for Angel's Frieze- Angel with Ladder b.(Verso): Sketch for Angel's Frieze- Angel with Staff

    1895–1903
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 3.3.2 A7 (Fox number); 28.562 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.:S.6.204; 3.3.2; l.l.: 3.3.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.562

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal on paper b. (Verso): charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Angels Frieze - Angel - Boston Public Library Murals

    1895–1903
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    .

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 2.3.6 A7 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.130; l.l.: 2.3.6; l.r.: 28.563

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.563

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  • Sketch for the Crucifixion - Adam - Boston Public Library Murals

    1895–1903
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 3.3.3 A5 (Fox number); in charcoal l.l.: 1 foot Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.206; l.r.: 3.3.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 47 cm (24 5/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.564

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Crucifixion - Eve - Boston Public Library Murals

    1895–1903
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 3.3.1 A5 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.194; l.l.: 3.3.1;l.r.:3.3.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 60 x 46.5 cm (23 5/8 x 18 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.565

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  • Sketch for Handmaiden of the Lord - Virgin and Child - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 4.1.1 A2 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.170; 4.1.1; l.l.: 4.1.1; l.r.: 4.1.1; 28.566

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.566

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  • Sketch for Handmaiden of the Lord - The Virgin - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    .

    Inscription

    recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 4.1.2 A7 (Fox number); 28.567 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.141; l.l.: 4.1.2; l.r.:4.1.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47 cm (24 7/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.567

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  • Sketch for Our Lady of Sorrows - Hands of the Virgin - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 4.2.1 D2 (Fox number); 28.568 Verso ingraphite pencil: l.r.: 4.2.1; S.6.101

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 48 cm (24 3/16 x 18 7/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.568

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  • Sketch for the Handmaiden of the Lord - Angel at Top - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 4.1.4 (Fox number); 28.569 Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: 4.1.4; S.6.97

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.6 x 62 cm (18 3/4 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.569

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  • Double-sided drawing for Boston Public Library Mural a.(Recto) Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Annunciation - The Virgin b. (Verso) Sketch of Head

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.1.1 A4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite epncil: l.r.: 5.1.1; u.l.: S.6.106

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 47.5 cm (24 5/8 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.570

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal on paper b. (Verso): charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Annunciation - The Angel Gabriel - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    See related drawing 28.1789 (assigned number in 2011)

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47 cm (24 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.571

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on pink paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Annunciation - The Angel Gabriel - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    See large group of Sargent drawings accessioned in 1928; 1928–This sheet was skipped when mistaken for a closely related drawing (28.571)

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.1.6 A8 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.104; 5.1.6; l.l.: 5.1.6

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47 cm (24 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.1789

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on pink laid paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Gabriel - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r. 5.1.13 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.89; 5.1.13; l.l.: 5.1.13; l.r.: 5.1.13

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.572

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Gabriel - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.1.11 A3 (Fox number); 28.273 Recto in graphite pencil: l.l.: S.6.103; 5.1.11

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 61.8 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.573

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on gray laid paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Drapery - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.1.3 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: S.6.107; 5.1.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62.8 cm (18 11/16 x 24 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.574

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Visitation - The Virgin's Drapery - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.2.1 A4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.180; 5.2.1; l.l.: 5.2.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 47.2 cm (24 13/16 x 18 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.575

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Visitation - Drapery - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.2.3 A4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.126; 5.2.3; l.l.: 5.2.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.6 cm (24 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.576

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - The Virgin - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.3.1 A7 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.121; 5.3.1; l.l.: 5.3.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.6 cm (24 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.578

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Nativity - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.3.4 A7 (Fox number); 28.579 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.120; l.l.: 5.3.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 61.8 cm (18 11/16 x 24 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.579

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Nativity - Angel with Crown of Thorns - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.3.3 A7 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil : l.l.: S.6.136; 5.3.3, l.r.: 5.3.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 62 cm (18 11/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.580

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Nativity - Three Studies of an Infant - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.3.5 A5 (Fox number); 28.581 Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.169; l.l.: 5.3.5

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 61.5 cm (18 1/2 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.581

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, the Finding of our Lord in the Temple - Virgin and Child - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.5.2 A4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.125; 5.5.2; 28.582; l.l.: 5.5.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47.5 cm (24 3/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.582

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Finding of our Lord in the Temple - Virgin and Child - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.5.1 A4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.:S.6.123; 5.5.1; 28.583; l.l.: 5.5.1; 28.583

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.2 x 47 cm (24 1/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.583

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Finding of our Lord in the Temple - Virgin and Child - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil; l.r.: 5.5.4 A4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.173; 5.5.4; l.l.: 28.584, 5.5.4; l.r.: 5.5.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.8 x 47.7 cm (24 5/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.584

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Finding of our Lord in the Temple - Virgin and Child - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.5.5 A4 (Fox number);28.662(sic) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.:S.6.172; l.l.: 5.5.5; l.r.: 5.5.5

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.585

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Finding of Our Lord in the Temple - Drapery Study - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: 5.5.3 A7 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.124; l.l.: 5.5.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 61.5 cm (18 7/8 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.586

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Double-sided Drawing for Boston Public Library Murals a. (Recto) Sketch for the Mysteries - Ceiling Study b. (Verso) Architectural Study

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.a.1 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.150; 28.587; l.l.: 5.a.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 40 x 61 cm (15 3/4 x 24 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.587

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal and graphite pencil on paper b. (Verso): graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Eve - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite epncil: l.r.: 5.6.4 A3 (Fox number); 28.588 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.144; 5.6.4; l.r.: 5.6.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.2 x 47.5 cm (24 1/2 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.588

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Eve- Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.6.1 A3 (Fox number); in charcoal: l.r.: Miss Finch, 22 Mandalay Rd., Clapham Park; verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.143; 5.7.1; l.r.: 5.7.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.589

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and white chalk on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Eve(?) - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.6.5 A3 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.151; l.l.: 5.7.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

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    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.590

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on blue paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Eve - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 5.6.2 A3 (Fox number); 28.591 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.145; 5.7.2; l.l.: 5.7.2; l.r.: 5.7.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.8 x 47.6 cm (24 5/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.591

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Male Head and Arm - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.2 x 47.5 cm (24 1/2 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.592

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries - Seated Man, Reaching Upward - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil:l.r.: 5.6.5 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.189; 5.7.5; l.l.: 5.7.5

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 60.5 x 46.5 cm (23 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.593

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite on blue paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - Limb Study for The Public Scourging - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.2.4 A4 (Fox number); 28.594 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.87; l.r.: 6.2.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61 x 47 cm (24 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.594

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - The Agony in the Garden - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.1.1..A5 (Fox number); 28.595 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.115; 6.1.1; l.l.: 6-1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 60.5 x 47.5 cm (23 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.595

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - The Scourging - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.2.1 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.66; 6.2.1; l.l.: 6.2.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.2 x 49 cm (24 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.596

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Double-sided drawing for Boston Public Library Murals a. (Recto) Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - The Scourging b. (Verso) Study of Legs

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    .

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.2.2 A4 (Fox number); u.l.: S.6.66 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: 6.2.2; l.l.: 6.2.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.8 x 47.2 cm (24 5/16 x 18 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.597

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal on paper b. (Verso): charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - Hands Tied with Rope - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r. :6.3.2 A9 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.83; 28.598; l.l.:6.3.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.7 x 62.5 cm (18 3/4 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.598

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries, the Crowning with Thorns - Hands - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.3.1 A9 (Fox number); l.c.: "Domenic Mancini, 1 Vine Cottage, Queen St., Honn(?) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.116; l.l.: 6.3.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.8 x 63 cm (18 13/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.599

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries, the Crucifixion - Draped Figure - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.5.9; 28.600 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.175; 6.5.9; l.r.: 6.5.9

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62.5 x 47.8 cm (24 5/8 x 18 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.600

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - Draped Figure - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.5.2 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.114; 6.5.2; l.l.: 6.5.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.2 x 47.2 cm (24 1/8 x 18 9/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.601

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries, the Crucifixion - Christ's Feet - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.5.7 A7(?) (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.118; 6.5.7; l.l.: 6.5.7

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61 x 47.5 cm (24 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.602

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries, the Crucifixion - Torso - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.5.1 A9 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.210;6.5.1;u.r.: 28.603; l.r.: 6.5.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 61.5 cm (18 7/8 x 24 3/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.603

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    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries, The Carrying of the Cross - Head and Shoulders of a Man - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.4.1 D2 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.10; 6.4.1; l.l.: 6.4.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.5 cm (24 7/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.604

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - Adam - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.6.1 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.146; 6.6.1; l.: 6.6.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 60.5 x 47 cm (23 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.605

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - Adam - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

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    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.6.4 A9 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.147; 6.6.4; l.l.:6.6.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 60.5 x 47 cm (23 13/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.606

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - Adam - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.6.3 A7 (Fox number); 28.607 Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.152; 6.6.3; l.l.: 6.6.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61 x 47 cm (24 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.607

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Glorious Mysteries - The Coronation of the Virgin - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 7.1.1 A 4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.24; 7.1.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 60.5 x 46.5 cm (23 13/16 x 18 5/16 in.) Image: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in) diameter

    Accession Number

    28.608

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Sorrowful Mysteries - The Good Shepherd - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 6.7.1 A3 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l. S.6.133; 6.7.1; l.l.: 6.7.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47.4 cm (24 3/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.609

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Glorious Mysteries - Figure at Right - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.l.: 7.1.2 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.23; 7.1.2; l.l.: 7.1.2

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47 cm (24 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.610

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Double-sided Sketch for the Glorious Mysteries, The Coronation of the Virgin - Boston Public Library Murals a. (Recto). The Virgin with Crown above her Head b. (Verso). Same subject as Recto

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: S.6.30; 7.1.4 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: 7.1.4

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.5 x 47 cm (24 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.611

    Medium or Technique

    a. (Recto): charcoal on paper b. (Verso): charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Joyful Mysteries, The Coronation of the Virgin - Figure at Left - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 7.1.3 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.l.: S.6.29; 7.1.3; l.l.: 7.1.3; l.r.: 28.612

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 62 x 47.3 cm (24 7/16 x 18 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.612

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Glorious Mysteries, the Resurrection - Right Shoulder, Arm and Hand - Boston Public Library Murals

    1903–16
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 7.2.4 A6 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.32; l.l.: 7.2.4; 28.613

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 61.3 cm (18 7/8 x 24 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.613

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Synagogue - Arm and Hand Details - Boston Public Libray Murals

    1916–19
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 8.3.7 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.19; 28.614; l.l.: 8.3.7

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 61.6 cm (18 1/2 x 24 1/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.614

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Church - Draped Figure - Boston Public Library Murals

    1916–19
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 8.2.1 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil : l.r.: 8.2.1; 28.615; u.l.: S.6.22; 8.2.1; l.l.: 8.2.1

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61 x 47 cm (24 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.615

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Church - The Veil - Boston Public Library Murals

    1916–19
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 8.2.3 A (fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 8.2.3; 28.616; u.l.: S.6.20

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 61.6 x 47 cm (24 1/4 x 18 1/2 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.616

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for the Synagogue - Draped Figure - Boston Public Library Murals

    1916–19
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 8.3.1 A (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil: u.r.: S.6.5; 8.3.1; l.r.: 1-1; l.l.: 28.617

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 61.2 cm (18 1/2 x 24 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.617

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Double-sided Drawing - Boston Public Library Murals - a. (Recto) Sketch for the Synagogue b. (Verso) Rough Architectural Study

    Late 19th to early 20th century
    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)

    Description

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 26 x 41 cm (10 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.618

    Medium or Technique

    Recto and Verso: graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for the Three Graces - Legs and Feet - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 10.3.1 (Fox number); 21 u.c.: man; wom knee tense; knee relaxed

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47 x 62.5 cm (18 1/2 x 24 5/8 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.619

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Aphrodite and Eros - Aphrodite - (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch of Aphrodite for Aphrodite and Eros

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 10.4.3 (Fox number); 28.620; 152 Verso in graphite pencil:l.r.: 10.4.3

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 63 x 47.5 cm (24 13/16 x 18 11/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.620

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Sketch for Cartouche over Astronomy - Youths - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 10.9.20 (Fox number); 28.621; 167 Verso in graphite pencil: l.r.: 10.9.20; l.l.: 10.7.21

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 47.5 x 63 cm (18 11/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.621

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Panel under Architecture, Painting and Sculpture - Youths Seated - (MFA Rotunda)

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 10.10.12 (Fox number); 164 Verso in graphite pencil: l.l.: 10.10.12

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Sheet: 48 x 63 cm (18 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.622

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal on paper

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  • Sketch for Classic and Romantic Art - Study for Whole Composition - (MFA Rotunda)

    Sketch for Classic and Romantic Art

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

    Description

    Inscription

    Recto in graphite pencil: l.r.: 11.9.19 (Fox number) Verso in graphite pencil:l.l.: B.18.38

    Provenance

    The Sargent Collection, gift to MFA October 4,1928

    Credit Line

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

    Details

    Dimensions

    Oval: 36.2 x 54.5 cm (14 1/4 x 21 7/16 in.)

    Accession Number

    28.623

    Medium or Technique

    Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

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  • Lekanis

    Greek
    Archaic Period, Middle Corinthian
    600–575 B.C.

    Place of Manufacture: Greece, Corinthia, Corinth

    Description

    Flattened spherical body with base ring and low lip; low cover with flat knob. Decoration in black glaze (burned red in places) and applied red: animal frieze, a human headed bird with lowered wings between two sphinxes with curled raised wings, at the right a panther, a bull, and another panther; a black band with red lines and a reversed band.

    Provenance

    By 1924: with Edward Perry Warren (according to a January 26, 1925, letter from Frank Gearing with the following provenance provided by Warren: bought in Athens, from an old collection); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 4, 1924, for $ 2,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 24.449 -24.453)

    Credit Line

    Cornelia Prime Lowell Fund

    Details

    Catalogue Raisonné

    Fairbanks, Vases (MFA), no. 483.

    Dimensions

    Height: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.); diameter 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)

    Accession Number

    24.449

    Medium or Technique

    Ceramic

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