Study of the Back of a Woman's Head

(Back of head, showing only left ear and part of cheek, with thick hair)

1843–55
William Morris Hunt (American, 1824–1879)


Dimensions

Sheet (irregular): 57.7 x 46.8 cm (22 11/16 x 18 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.288

Medium or Technique

Charcoal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Made while studying in Paris.
Hunt was in Paris from 1847-1855 (or perhaps as early as 1843).

Provenance

Helen M. Knowlton; gift to MFA, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen M. Knowlton