Citation: John Singer Sargent, Man Reading, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest

 

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Special Permission for Title picture:
Citation: John Singer Sargent, Man Reading, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest
IMAGE CREDIT INFORMATION
Image Number: 51281
Accession Number: 1943.315
Artist: John Singer Sargent
Title: Man Reading
Date: c. 1905
Medium/Support: Transparent and opaque watercolor and graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions: 34.9 x 53.5 cm (13 3/4 x 21 1/16 in.)
mat: 63.5 x 76.2 cm (25 x 30 in.)
frame: 67.6 × 80.3 × 2.9 cm (26 5/8 x 31 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)
Credit Line: Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop Copyright:
Photo Credit: © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Persistent Link: https://hvrd.art/o/307979
Citation: John Singer Sargent, Man Reading, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest

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The Reader in White

1857
21.5 x 15.5 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris
Bequest of Alfred Chauchard

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