Studies for the Synagogue's Crown
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
c. 1916 - c. 1919
Fogg Art Museum
Graphite on off-white wove paper
19.1 cm. x 25.3 cm., actual
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1937.7.28.4
Marks: u.r., red-brown ink: 4
Jpg: Harvard University Art Museums

East Wall: Synagogue 

Boston Public Library 


Sargent, John Singer (Creator). Created c. 1916 - c. 1919, 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.


Elaine Kilmurray and Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Tate Gallery Publishing (London, England, 1998), p. 205, under no. 97

Sally M. Promey, Painting Religion in Public: John Singer Sargent's "Triumph of Religion" at the Boston Public Library (Princeton, NJ, 1999), p. 223, fig. 114

Miriam Stewart and Kerry Schauber, "Catalogue of Sketchbooks and Albums by John Singer Sargent at the Fogg Art Museum", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, vol. 7, no. 1, Fall/Winter 1999-2000, verso repr. p. 31

Sally Promey, "Sargent's Truncated Triumph: Art and Religion at the Boston Public Library", The Art Bulletin, June 1997, reproduced in b/w p. 244, fig. 37

"The Afterlives of Sargent's 'Prophets'", Art Journal, vol. 57, no. 1, Spring 1998, pp. 31-44, p. 44, note 12


Created 4/8/2003