Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.7.27.2.B
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Elsie Palmer (1872-1954)
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Study for "Girl in White (Portrait of Elsie Palmer)"
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
album page, drawing
Date
c. 1890
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
26.4 x 35.5 cm (10 3/8 x 14 in.)
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.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond
Accession Year
1937
Object Number
1937.7.27.2.B
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Elaine Kilmurray and Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Tate Gallery Publishing Limited (London, England, 1998), under no. 48

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: The Early Portraits, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT and London, England, 1998), pp. 191 - 193, repr. in b/w p. 193, catalogue no. 191

Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., Virginia Anderson, and Kimberly Orcutt, ed., American Paintings at Harvard, Volume Two, Paintings, Drawings, Pastels and Stained Glass by Artists Born 1826-1856, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (U.S.) (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2008), p. 306, fig. 35, ill.

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