John Singer Sargent Polly Barnard 1885–6

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Polly Barnard
Date 1885–6
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 279 x 235 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Miss Dorothy Barnard 1949
Reference
A00851
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Catalogue entry

A00851 [from] TWO DRAWINGS FOR CARNATION, LILY, LILY, ROSE 1885–6 [A00850-A00851]

Bequeathed by Miss Dorothy Barnard 1949.
POLLY BARNARD
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.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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