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Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.1955.83
People
Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
Title
Half-Length Woman with Children, for "Mother and Child;" verso: Reclining Figure
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Woman holding a child on her lap
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1829
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305418
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
20 x 12.8 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: verso, paper: 149
Provenance
To the artist's wife Martha Dana Allston at his death, 1843; to the Washington Allston Trust, 1862.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Loan from The Washington Allston Trust
Object Number
8.1955.83
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, "The Drawings of Washington Allston: A Catalogue Raisonné" (Ph.D. Diss., Harvard University, 1977), no. 115A, reproduced in b/w fig. 305; verso, no. 115B, fig. 306

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