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John Singer Sargent, Studies for Medusa
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TITLE:  Studies for Medusa
ARTIST:  John Singer Sargent (American, 1856–1925)
WORK DATE:  1921 - 1925
CATEGORY:  Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)
MATERIALS:  Charcoal and pencil on paper
SIZE:  h: 15.9 x w: 20.3 in / h: 40.4 x w: 51.6 cm
STYLE:  Impressionism
PRICE*:  Contact Gallery for Price
GALLERY:  Adelson Galleries Boston  +1-617-832-0633  Send Email
DESCRIPTION:  This is a study for the body of Medusa in Perseus on Pegasus Slaying Medusa, 1922-25, the mural panel installed on the ceiling side aisle of the Huntington Avenue stairway at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Sargent's mural projects for the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts lasted for thirty years, and the installation of the murals in the Museum of Fine Arts was the culmination of his career as an artist and muralist.

This drawing has been reviewed and accepted by the John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonné committee.

PROVENANCE:  private collection, Boston
ONLINE CATALOGUE(S):  Adelson Galleries Boston Inventory Catalogue
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