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Title:

George Meredith, O.M.

Maker:

Sargent, John Singer; draughtsman; American artist, 1856-1925

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

Date:

1896-08
one of two drawings of the ageing novelist, George Meredith (1828-1909), executed during the summer of 1896 apparently at Meredith's home, Flint Cottage, Box Hill, Surrey, (for the other see Leeds exhibition cat. no. 54 (1979-04 - 06)

School/Style:

American

Technique:

drawing (image-making)

Material(s):

charcoal; medium
paper; support

Technique
Description:

charcoal on paper

Dimension(s):

height, paper, 330, mm
width, paper, 230, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1944-07; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

George Meredith, his son, William Meredith, his son, Captain George Meredith, from whom purchased by the Friends

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; John S. Sargent
date; lower right, below the above; August 1896

Accession:

Object Number: 2713
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 13531; input: 2000-10-02; modified: 2012-08-15)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13531





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