John Singer Sargent's The Dancing Faun, after the Antique
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The Dancing Faun, after the Antique
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
Fogg Art Museum, 
Black chalk and charcoal on off-white laid paper (two sheets attached at center)
76.6 cm. x 49.9 cm., actual, 
watermark: black chalk, l.r.: Sargent: J. WHATMAN 1883 
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1937.8.16
Jpg: Sargent at Harvard

One source at Harvard put this drawing during his studies at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence (, others think maybe in Paris. 


Sargent, John Singer (Creator). Created c. 1874, To his sisters, Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond, at his death 1925. 

Sargent, Emily, and Mrs. Francis Ormond (Owner). From their brother, the artist, at his death 1925, Gift of Mrs. Ormond to the Fogg Art Museum 1937.  


By:  Natasha Wallace
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Created 3/3/2000
Updated 11/24/2003