John Singer Sargent
Study of Winged Figure for 'The Winds'
ca. 1920-25

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Medium: Pencil on paper

This is a study for a winged figure depicted in The Winds, the mural panel installed on the ceiling vault of the Huntington Avenue stairway at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

The 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 Sargent's career as an artist and muralist.

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

Inscribed lower left/lower right: J . S . 73 / 12 . h . 24

Provenance
private collection, Boston

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    11.5 in. H x 8 in. W
  • Seller Location
    Boston, MA
  • Reference Number
    LU9854813
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