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    John Singer Sargent (American, 1856-1925)
    Two Studies of the Head of a Man, circa 1920
    Pencil on paper
    8-1/8 x 10-7/8 inches (20.6 x 27.6 cm) (sheet)
    Signed lower right: John S. Sargent

    PROVENANCE:
    Alexander James, Dublin, New Hampshire;
    [With]Adelson Gallery, New York;
    Copley Society of Art, Boston, Massachusetts;
    Private collection, Wellesley, Massachusetts.

    EXHIBITED:
    Copley Society of Art, Boston, Massachusetts, "125 Anniversary Exhibition," February 26-March 20, 2004;
    The Tavern Club, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2007.

    Alexander James, a previous owner of the present work, was a painter and son of philosopher, William James and nephew of the writer, Henry James. Alexander James aided Sargent as a model in Dublin, New Hampshire, where Sargent was working on the World War I murals for the Weidner Library at Harvard University.

    This work has been authenticated by the John Singer Sargent Catalogue Raisonné Committee.




    Condition Report*: Sheet is hinged at top corners verso; light toning along edges and a stain in upper left - not affecting image; framed under glass.
    Framed Dimensions 15 X 17 Inches
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