Cast of the hand of Louisa Dumaresq Perkins (later Mrs. William Morris Hunt)

about 1855–72
Attributed to William Morris Hunt (American, 1824–1879)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

7.6 x 26.7 x 17.8 cm (3 x 10 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1233

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Plaster cast of young woman’s left hand, with ring on little finger, in a glass case.

Provenance

Lent to the Museum by Mrs. Sam Slater, October 17, 1900; later owned, about 1906, by Enid Hunt Slater; transferred to the estate of Louisa D. Hunt, by Enid Hunt Slater, executrix of her will, November 3, 1913; on loan to the Museum until its gift in 2000.

Credit Line

Partial gift of William Morris Hunt II