Design for Sargent Baby Set Squirrel Plate

American
about 1913
Arthur Stone (American, born in England, 1847–1938)


Dimensions

Sheet: 27.6 x 24.8 cm (10 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.1348

Medium or Technique

Graphite, sepia ink, yellow watercolor

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

The plate design with squirrels and sycamore seeds and initials MNS

Inscription

Numbered 249; further initals E.M.S.

Signed

Signed with initials AJS

Provenance

Arthur and Elizabeth Bent Stone estate to their companion Annie E. Priest (b. 1872 – d. 1972); 1972, by descent to Stone's cousin, Alma Bent (b. about 1921 – d. 1992), Gardner, MA; 1978, gift of Bent to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession date: May 14, 2013)

NOTES:
[1] Accepted as apparatus on September 13, 1978. An accession number was later assigned on May 14, 2013.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alma Bent