Study for a Mural (Possibly "Ganymede and the Eagle," Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

John Singer Sargent, American, 1856 - 1925

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about 1916-1924

Charcoal on laid (L. Berville) paper

Sheet: 24 7/8 × 19 3/16 in. (63.2 × 48.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond, sisters of the artist

D.929.10.3

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Course History

SART 20, 71, Drawing II, III, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

John Singer Sargent: Drawings from the Cocoran Gallery of Art, Barrows Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 10-November 27, 1983.

Publication History

Jane Dini, The Widener Library Murals at Harvard University, The Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1996/1997.

Charles M. Mount, "Some Works by Sargent at Dartmouth", Bulletin I, Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 1966.

Catalogue of Portraits, and other works of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover: Dartmouth College, 1932, p. 52, no. 227.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Marks of Distinction, Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Manchester, Vermont: Hudson Hills Press, 2005, ill. p. 245.

Provenance

The artist; by descent to Emily Sargent and Violet Sargent Ormond (Mrs. Francis) [the artist's sisters], 1925; given to the present collection, 1929.

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