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Lion Monument, Lucerne (from Switzerland 1870 Sketchbook)

Artist:
John Singer Sargent (American, Florence 1856–1925 London)
Date:
June 6, 1870
Medium:
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions:
8 x 11 1/8 in. (20.3 x 28.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Francis Ormond, 1950
Accession Number:
50.130.148o
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed across upper center: HELVETIORUM FIDEI AC VIRTUTI; across lower center: DIE X AUGUSTI: II ET III SEPTEMBRIS MDCCXCII.; at lower left: Lucerne / June 6th. 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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