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Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.1955.247
People
Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
Title
Right Hand of a Kneeling Male Figure for "Belshazzar's Feast"
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Study of a hand
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1821
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305848
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and white chalk on blue-gray wove paper
Dimensions
24.9 x 19.9 cm (9 13/16 x 7 13/16 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
8.1955.247
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. 56A, reproduced in b/w fig. 133

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