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    Sale 2237

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part I

    27 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    John Singer Sargent (Florence 1856-1925 London)

    Drapery studies for murals at the Boston Public Library

    Price Realised  

    John Singer Sargent (Florence 1856-1925 London)
    Drapery studies for murals at the Boston Public Library
    black chalk, watermark L. BERBVILLE (FRANGE)
    18 7/8 x 25 in. (155 x 279 mm.); and 24 7/8 x 19 in. (302 x 152 mm.) (2)


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    These two drawings and the following lot are related to Sargent's murals for the Boston Public Library, exectuted between 1890 and 1919. The subject of the murals are The Triumph of Religion.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the second drawing is shown upside down in the catalogue.