Anahita. The Flight of Night

about 1878
William Morris Hunt (American, 1824–1879)


Dimensions

158.75 x 253.36 cm (62 1/2 x 99 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.48

Medium or Technique

Oil and chalk on canvas

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

About 1878, the artist; 1879, by descent to the artist's wife, Louisa Dumaresq Perkins Hunt; about 1897, by descent to the artist's daughter, Mabel Hunt (Mrs. Horatio Nelson) Slater, Readville, Mass.; by descent to her children, H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan, and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy; 1944, gift of H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan, and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 10, 1944)

Credit Line

Gift of H. Nelson Slater, Mrs. Esther Slater Kerrigan and Mrs. Ray Slater Murphy in memory of their mother Mabel Hunt Slater