John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) Playing the Piano in the Studio; verso: hand study

Object Number: 
1935.85.2.170
Date: 
1875-76
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper, formerly mounted on a page of Album 2
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 13/16 x 3 3/4 in. (14.8 x 9.5 cm)
Marks: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "CB [monogram]"; inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Sargent practicing in the studio 73 rue N. D / des Champs"; below on former album page in graphite: "SARGENT Practicing"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower left in graphite: "CB [monogram]"; inscribed along lower edge in graphite: "Sargent practicing in the studio 73 rue N. D / des Champs"; below on former album page in graphite: "SARGENT Practicing"
Description: 
Recto verso drawing from a bound album of 308 tipped in works by Beckwith. verso: hand study; Signed at lower left in graphite: CB (monogram); inscribed along lower edge in graphite: Sargent practicing in the studio 73 rue N. D /des Champs; below on album page in graphite: SARGENT Practicing.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Provenance: 
James Carroll Beckwith; the National Academy of Design, New York
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group