Study for Lament for the Dead

or
[The Mourners]

Artist
Joseph Henry Sharp
Date
ca. 1921; [1859]
Catalogue Number
477
Medium
oil on paperboard
Inscriptions

Unsigned

 

Penciled on verso: Composition sketch of 'The Mourners' 

Dimensions
10 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.
Credit Line
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK. Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955.
Accession Number
0137.34
Subjects
grief, group, mourn, study

The artist; [?]; Dr. Philip G. Cole, Tarrytown, NY; Thomas Gilcrease, Tulsa, OK, 1947; The Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, Tulsa, OK; present owner by gift 1955

It is thought that this preliminary study is actually for Sharp's 1921 painting, Lament for the Dead. (related image #67)