Seated Man (in Roundel)

Man in a circle (for MFA mural project)

1916–21
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Dimensions

Sheet: 47.6 x 47.6 cm (18 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.15

Medium or Technique

Charcoal on a sheet of cream, medium thick, slightly textured laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Early idea for one of the roundels in MFA Rotunda. Cf. oil sketch of History in a Roundel at Harvard (1994.168)

Inscription

L.l. in charcoal: John S. Sargent

Signed

signed

Markings

See "other" tab for watermark info

Provenance

Ignatz M. Gaugengigl, Boston (1855-1930); Oct. 1, 1925 to Edwin Ginn; by inheritence to deceased owner, Marion, MA; gift of the estate. (Acquisition date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Anonymous bequest