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Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.1955.118
People
Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
Title
Heads of a Girl and a Turbaned Man; verso: Hand Studies and Man in Profile
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Head of a girl and study of a male head with turban in profile at side; verso: half-length study of a young man
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1835
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305561
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
10.1 x 9.2 cm (4 x 3 5/8 in.)
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
8.1955.118
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Figure on verso is cut off as if support was cut down from larger sheet.
Publication History

Elizabeth Johns, "Washington Allston: Method, Imagination and Reality", Winterthur Portfolio (Wilmington, DE, 1977), vol. 12, pp. 1-18, p. 15, fig. 15

Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, "The Drawings of Washington Allston: A Catalogue Raisonné" (Ph.D. Diss., Harvard University, 1977), no. 129A, reproduced in b/w fig. 345; verso, 129B, fig. 346

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