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Astronomy, (painting)

Painter:
Sargent, John Singer 1856-1925
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Avenue Boston Massachusetts 02115 Accession Number: 21.10510
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. 238.
Summary:
A preliminary study for the mural installed in the museum's rotunda depicts seated an allegorical male figure with his hands resting on his knees, his head turned toward the sky.
Topic:
Study
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Astronomy
Control number:
IAP 20492814
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_372717

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