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Sketch of profile of man's face

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Sketch of profile of man's face

Artist: Alfred Jacob Miller (American, 1810 - 1874)

Date: 1837
Medium: pencil on paper
Dimensions:
6 5/8 x 11 7/8 inches (16.8 x 30.2 cm)
Classification: Paper
Inscribed: Elk taking to the River (upper right, in ink); 89 or 68/ (in pencil)
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.34.22_verso
Accession Number: 1965.2.625
Provenance: (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York)[1]; purchased February 10, 1958 by H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; bequeathed September 2, 1965 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art | 1. “We have been some ten or a dozen years amassing the rest of this collection from various individuals who were direct descendents[sic] of the pioneer artist himself.” (excerpt from a letter to HJLS from Charles Eberstadt dated November 26, 1957)