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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.7.2.5
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Sketches of Armor and Heads; verso: Head with Helmet
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
sketchbook page, drawing
Date
1869
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove ppr; verso: charcoal, red ink & gr.
Dimensions
15.2 x 24.2 cm (6 x 9 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: u.r.c., red-brown ink: 5
  • inscription: lower center, graphite, in artist's hand: Toledo
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
1937.7.2.5
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Recto has drawings of armor, profile heads, and an animal; verso has a head with helmet, and sums done in graphite.
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