Studies of Pheasant Wings, detail, and Israel and the Law, detail of angels Sargent fit more than a dozen details of pheasants’ wings onto this sheet, turning the paper around and drawing in both graphite and charcoal. These were probably studies for the wings of the warrior angels in Israel and the Law.
1. Studies of Pheasant Wings, detail
Charcoal and graphite on paper, 61.8 x 47.6 cm
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums*
2. Israel and the Law, detail of angels (1999 photo)
The Triumph of Religion