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Study of a Sicilian peasant: 753

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Current Location: Gallery 3


Study of a Sicilian peasant


Painter: Sargent, John Singer



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914) by Sargent, John Singer


Production date: AD 1907


Described by the artist as 'rather a study than a picture'

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 6 cm Height 79 cm Width 65 cm
Canvas Height 60 cm Width 46 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John S. Sargent
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1907
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 753
Primary reference Number: 3848
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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