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Head of a man and sketch of house

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Head of a man and sketch of house

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

Date: 1837
Medium: ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
5 1/8 x 8 1/16 inches (13 x 20.5 cm)
Classification: Paintings
Credit Line: Bequest of H.J. Lutcher Stark, 1965
Object number: 31.34.23_verso
Accession Number: 1965.2.626
DescriptionThe sketch is an image of a head in ink, with a light sketch of a house in pencil to the right of the head.
Provenance: Carrie C. Miller, Annapolis, Maryland [1]; (Edward Eberstadt & Sons, New York, New York)[2]; 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. Reynolds, Karen Dewees. Alfred Jacob Miller: Artist on the Oregon Trail. Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum, 1982. Includes Catalogue Raisonne by Karen Dewees Reynolds & William R. Johnston. p. 284 no. 242 | 2. “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)