Ormond, Richard and Elaine Kilmurray, "John Singer Sargent: complete paintings; volume 1, The early portraits," New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998, no. 22.
McKibbin, David, "Sargent's Boston," Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1956.
Three-quarter-length, seated portrait sketch of Carolus-Duran (1838-1917). He leans forward with his right arm on his knee and his left hand on his hip. He wears a brown jacket with a loose neck tie and has a beard and mustache.
Portrait male--Knee length
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums