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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1955.9
People
William Morris Hunt, American (Brattleboro, VT 1824 - 1879 Isles of Shoals, NH)
Title
Mother and Child
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
19th century
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308444
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white crayon on faded blue laid paper
Dimensions
actual: 11.3 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 4 in.)
Provenance
Mrs. Charles Harrington, Gift of the artist?, To her daughter Miss M. C. Harrington. Mrs. Harrington's maiden name was Josephine Jones. See note in curatorial file indicating that she was a friend of the artist and this drawing, according to family tradition, was a gift from Hunt.
Miss M. C. Harrington, Marblehead MA, From her mother, Mrs. Charles Harrington, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1955.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Miss M. C. Harrington, in memory of her mother, Mrs. S. Charles Harrington (neé Josephine Jones)
Accession Year
1955
Object Number
1955.9
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Sheet is oval shaped. Matted with 1955.10 and .11.

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