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Aletsch Glacier from Eggishorn (from "Splendid Mountain Watercolours" Sketchbook)

Artist:
John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Date:
July 10, 1870
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 16 in. (27.6 x 40.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950
Accession Number:
50.130.146t
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed across center top: JUNGFRAU / 12827; MONCH / 12609; TRUGBERG / 12107; EIGER. / 12240; WALLISER / 12460; VIESCHER HORNER. / WANNEHORN. / 11442.; at bottom center: GREAT ALETSCH GLACIER; at bottom right: Aletsch Gl. from / Eggischhorn. [sic] / July 10. 1870
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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