Palette Used By John Singer Sargent
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.49
People
Unidentified Artist
Associated artist: John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Palette used by John Singer Sargent
Classification
Artists' Tools
Work Type
palette
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on wood
Dimensions
56.5 x 38 cm (22 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent (through Thomas A. Fox, Esq.), 1933.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent (through Thomas A. Fox, Esq.)
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.49
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Christopher Reed, "Out of Place? An Exhibition Asks the Meaning of Things", Harvard Magazine (March-April 2011), 113, no. 4, ill. p. 68

Sebastian Smee, "These are just a few of their quirkiest things" [review of "Tangible Things"], The Boston Globe (March 6, 2011), p. A11, repr. p. A1

Exhibition History

Sargent in the Studio: Drawings, Sketchbooks, and Oil Sketches, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/10/1999 - 09/26/1999

Tangible Things, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Cambridge, 01/24/2011 - 05/29/2011

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