The Dancing Faun, after
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.,
watermark: black chalk,
l.r.: Sargent: J. WHATMAN 1883
Gift of Mrs. Francis
One source at Harvard put this drawing
during his studies at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Florence (SargentMuruals.bpl.org),
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.