Sketch after


Scott and Fowles (to E. S. Kerrigan, according to Kerrigan sale catalogue); Esther S. Kerrigan (sale New York, Parke-Bernet, January 8, 1942, no. 30; bought by Robert Sterling Clark via Scott and Fowles, 1942).

John Singer Sargent

American, 1856–1925

Sketch after "Fumée d'ambre-gris"


Pen and black ink on paper

Overall: 11 5/16 x 7 13/16 in. (28.8 x 19.9 cm)

Acquired by Sterling and Francine Clark before 1955




Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.