The Eiger from Mürren

1870
John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)


Dimensions

Sheet: 39 x 27.2 cm (15 3/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.51

Medium or Technique

Translucent watercolor over graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors

A view of the Alps painted when the artist was fourteen years old

Inscription

Recto, l.r.: EIGER fr. MURREN July '70; verso: Scheinige Platte von Mürren.

Provenance

Gift of the artist's sister, Francis Ormond, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond