Preliminary Figure Study for "Hell," Boston Public Library Mural Project

John Singer Sargent, American, 1856 - 1925

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about 1910

Charcoal on laid (Michallet) paper

Sheet: 18 3/4 × 24 1/2 in. (47.6 × 62.2 cm)

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

D.929.10.5

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, at lower left: S.4.30 [partially effaced]; at lower right: 4 [encircled]; on reverse twice, in graphite, at lower left and upper right: S.4.30. Watermark: MICHALLET/FRANCE

Course History

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Jerry Auten, Winter 2020

SART 15.02, Drawing I, Lucy Mink Covello, Winter 2020

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Winter 2020

SART 15.01, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15.02, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Spring 2019

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Summer 2014

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Edward del Rosario, Winter 2014

SART 22, Figure Drawing, Edward del Rosario, Winter 2013

SART 15, Drawing I, Jack Wilson, Katherine Hart, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Marks of Distinction: Two Hundred Years of American Drawings and Watercolors from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 29, 2005; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 24-September 11, 2005; National Academy Museum, New York City, New York, October 20-December 31, 2005.

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 (not in cat.).

Publication History

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, pp. 22, 26, 28, 41, 130, 260-261, ill. p. 131, no. 36.

Provenance

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

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