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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1931.73
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Cornice of the Tower, Turin Cathedral
Other Titles
Former Title: Study of a Tower, Turin
Former Title: Tower in Turin
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th-20th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/306554
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper mounted on cardboard
Dimensions
12.7 x 17.9 cm (5 x 7 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: l.l., graphite: J.S. 26
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: Turin
Provenance
To the artist's sisters, Violet (Mrs. Francis) Ormond and Emily Sargent, at his death, 1925; their gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1931.
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
Accession Year
1931
Object Number
1931.73
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Stephanie Herdrich and Helen Barbara Weinberg, American Drawings and Watercolors in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: John Singer Sargent, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY, 2000), p. 155, under no. 116

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1874-1882, Yale University Press (New Haven and London, 2006), p. 65 note 1

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