Clear wax used as a resist to produce white highlights.
The subject of this
been identified by Mary Crawford Volk (unpublished letter in the
department's curatorial files,16 July 1990) as a relief panel in the
"retablo" of the Church of Los Jer—nimos in Granada. According to the
entry of a fellow traveler, Sargent was in the church in 1895, but also
traveled to Granada in 1903 and 1912.
John Singer Sargent, His Own Work (New York, NY, 1980), in checklist, unpaginated
Winthrop, Grenville L. (Owner). Purchased from Scott and Fowles Mar 2 1922, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum 1943