Sketch for Orestes (MFA Stairway)

Sketch of Orestes for Orestes Pursued by the Furies

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 53.2 x 42 cm (20 15/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.679

Medium or Technique

Charcoal and graphite pencil on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

L. r. in graphite pencil: 12.10.8 (Fox number); 28.679
L. l. in graphite pencil: S.25

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