28 September 2010
John Singer Sargent (1856-1925)
Studies of Two Heads from 'The Banquet of the Officers of the St. George Civic Guard,' after Frans Hals
pencil on paper
10 x 13¾ in. (25.4 x 35 cm.)
Executed in 1880.
Emily Sargent, gift from the above.
Charles Sargent Jagger, gift from the above.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1988.
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R. Ormond and E. Kilmurray, John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1874--1882, New Haven, Connecticut, 2006, p. 201, no. 110, illustrated.
The present drawing is a study for the painting also by John Singer Sargent titled Two Heads from 'The Banquet of the Officers of the St. George Civic Guard' After Frans Hals (Private collection).
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