a Book, after Andrea del Sarto
-- American painter
26.3 cm. x
J. S. 133,
Gift of Miss
and Mrs. Francis Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer
University Art Museums
drawing in Juxtaposition:
Fogg doesn't date the work, these very careful studies of the Masters
often indicative of his early work. For the sake of narrative, I have
it in the year 1874 when he was studying at the Accademia in
Certainly the students would go to the Uffizi from time to time to copy
the Masters and this could have been one of them.
just as easily be part of his studies for the mural work he was doing
Boston in the 90's and beyond, so it's hard to say.
Jr., Drawing on Tradition: The Lost Legacy of Academic Figure Studies,
brochure, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1994), p. 12,
Tradition: The Lost Legacy of Academic Figure Studies, Harvard
Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/19/1994 - 01/29/1995
Singer (Creator). Created, To his sisters, Emily Sargent and Mrs.
Ormond, at his death 1925.
and Mrs. Francis Ormond (Owners). From their brother, the artist, at
death 1925, Gift to Fogg Art Museum 1931.