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Painter:
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 21.10515
Date:
1921
Notes:
Troyen, Carol, et al., "American Paintings in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue," Boston, MA: Museum of Fine Arts, 1997, pg. 239.
"A New World Imagined: Art of the Americas," Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2010, fig. 77.
Summary:
A preliminary study for the mural installed in the museum's rotunda depicts the Chimaera in the image of a nude winged female figure, swooping down over the Sphinx.
Topic:
Study  Search this
Mythology--Egyptian--Sphinx  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Chimaera  Search this
Control number:
IAP 20492819
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_372722