Study for "Synagogue"
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
c. 1916 - c. 1919
Fogg Art Museum
Charcoal on tan wove paper, squared
76.5 cm. x 53 cm.
Gift of Miss Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond in memory of their brother, John Singer Sargent, 1931.68
Marks: l.l., graphite: S.6.213
Jpg: Harvard University Art Museums


East Wall: Synagogue 

Boston Public Library 


Sargent, John Singer (Creator). Created 1916-1919, To his sisters, Emily Sargent and Mrs. Francis Ormond, at his death 1925.

Sargent, Emily, and Mrs. Francis Ormond (Owners). From their brother, the artist, at his death 1925, Gift to Fogg Art Museum 1931.

Elaine Kilmurray and Richard Ormond, John Singer Sargent, exh. cat., Tate Gallery Publishing (London, England, 1998), p. 205, cat. no 97, repr. in color p. 206

Sally Promey, "Sargent's Truncated Triumph: Art and Religion at the Boston Public Library", The Art Bulletin, June 1997, p. 244; reproduced in b/w fig. 36


Created 4/8/2003