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Identification and Creation
Object Number
8.1955.239
People
Washington Allston, American (Georgetown, SC 1779 - 1843 Cambridge, MA)
Title
Fist holding a pole, eyeball in corner; verso: Head and shoulders of a young girl
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1817?
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/305891
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk on gray-blue wove paper
Dimensions
16.5 x 14.2 cm (6 1/2 x 5 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: verso, paper: 313
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
8.1955.239
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. 49, reproduced in b/w fig. 115; verso, no. 116C, fig. 310

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