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Seagull

Artist:
John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Date:
August 18, 1874
Medium:
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
8 x 5 3/8 in. (20.3 x 13.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950
Accession Number:
50.130.86 recto
Not on view
Inscription: [at top center]: Seagull.; Aug. 18th 1874 / Beuzeval; Hirondelle / de Mer.; [at bottom half of sheet]: White underneath. back white and / delicate gray with black spots. / feet small black webbed / Length from end of bill to end of / tail: 14 inches. Width across from tip of outstretched wings: 35 inches. / bill black, yellow inside, head white beneath / speckled on sides and grey above. neck quite / white and downy.; [at lower left]: J.S. 302
the artist, until d. 1925; his sisters, Mrs. Francis Ormond (Violet Sargent) and Miss Emily Sargent, until 1936 (Emily Sargent's death); Mrs. Francis Ormond, until 1950
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