Bequeathed by Miss Dorothy Barnard 1949.
Inscr. ‘John S. Sargent’ t.r.
Pencil, 11×9 1/4 (28×23·5). Traces of another head of the same sitter and in the same pose appear in top right-hand corner, partially obscured by mount.
Exh: R.A., winter 1926 (191); Tate Gallery, June–October 1926.
Repr: Art Journal, 1888, p.68 (in outline).
See N01615 for a discussion of these studies.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II