- Identification and Creation
- Physical Descriptions
- Black and white chalk on blue-gray wove paper
- 11.8 x 10.2 cm (4 5/8 x 4 in.)
- 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
- European and American Art
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- Publication History
Edgar P. Richardson, Washington Allston, 1779-1843, a loan exhibition of paintings, drawings and memorabilia, exh. cat., Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI, 1947), no. 57, p. 11
Kenyon Castle Bolton, III, "The Drawings of Washington Allston: A Catalogue Raisonné" (Ph.D. Diss., Harvard University, 1977), no. 114, reproduced in b/w fig. 300
William H. Gerdts and Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr., "A Man of Genius": The Art of Washington Allston (1779-1843), exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA, 1979), p. 229, cat. 89, ill.
Diana J. Strazdes, "Washington Allston's 'Beatrice'", Journal of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Boston, MA, 1994), vol. 6, pp. 63-75, p. 69, fig. 7
- Exhibition History
Washington Allston, 1779-1843: A Loan Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Memorabilia, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 05/11/1947 - 06/15/1947; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 07/17/1947 - 08/24/1947
"A Man of Genius": The Art of Washington Allston (1779-1843), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, 12/12/1979 - 02/03/1980; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 02/28/1980 - 04/27/1980
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