Perseus on Pegasus Slaying Medusa

1922–25
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Dimensions

347.98 x 317.5 cm (137 x 125 in.)

Accession Number

25.642

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

On View

Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Colonnade (Gallery 204B)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Lower right: J.S.S.©

Provenance

The artist; commissioned by the MFA in 1921 for $40,000 (for 25.636-25.651) and installed on ceiling side aisle, Huntington Avenue stairway, 1925.

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912 and Picture Fund