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

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


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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

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