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Two Men in Biblical Costume, possibly for "David Mourning Saul and Jonathan"


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American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Two Men in Biblical Costume, possibly for "David Mourning Saul and Jonathan", c. 1895 - 1900
Alternate Title: Two Men in Antique Garments
Drawing
, Album Page
American
,
19th century
Charcoal on blue laid paper
60.4 x 46 cm (23 3/4 x 18 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond
, 1937.9.14
Marks
watermark: MICHALLET
Provenance
To the artist's sisters, Violet (Mrs. Francis) Ormond and Emily Sargent, at his death, 1925; gift of Mrs. Ormond to the Fogg Art Museum, 1937.
Bibliography
Trevor J. Fairbrother, "A Private Album: John Singer Sargent's Studies of Nude Male Models", Arts Magazine (December 1981), vol. LVI, no. 4, p. 79, see note 1

Trevor J. Fairbrother, John Singer Sargent: The Sensualist, exh. cat., Seattle Art Museum/Yale University Press (Seattle, WA and New Haven, CT, 2000), repr. as Folio 14, following p. 180

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1883-1899, Yale University Press (New Haven and London, 2010), p. 323, repr. p. 323, fig. 192

Exhibition History
Sargent in the Studio: Drawings, Sketchbooks, and Oil Sketches, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 06/10/1999 - 09/26/1999
John Singer Sargent, Seattle Art Museum, 12/14/2000 - 03/18/2001
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