Study for a Mural in the Boston Public Library or the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

John Singer Sargent, American, 1856 - 1925

Share

about 1890-1924

Charcoal on laid (Ingres) paper

Sheet: 18 15/16 × 24 5/8 in. (48.1 × 62.5 cm)

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

D.929.10.7

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

Not signed.

Exhibition History

Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 30-September 21, 1975.

The Nude, and exhibition in conjunction with Art 1, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12-November 25, 1979.

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.

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.

19th Century American Drawings, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 27-October 31, 1976.

Publication History

Franklin W. Robinson, [et al.], Works on Paper: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Dartmouth College Collection, Hanover, N.H.: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1975, pp. 24-25.

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. 28, 245, ill. p. 29, fig. 25.

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.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us