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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1937.8.139
People
John Singer Sargent, American (Florence, Italy 1856 - 1925 London, England)
Title
Coptic Church Interior, Old Cairo
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1891
Culture
American
Location
Level 3, Room 3610, University Teaching Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
35.4 x 25.8 cm (13 15/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper center, graphite, in artist's hand: dome
  • inscription: l.l., graphite, in artist's hand: Coptic Church -- Old Cairo
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
1937.8.139
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1883-1899, Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2010), p. 215

Exhibition History

Early Christian Africa: Arts of Transformation, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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