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Catalog Number X1971.008.0005
Collection Art Collection
Object Name Drawing
Place of Origin United States/New York/Long Island
Artist Mount, William Sidney
Title Portrait of Julia Hawkins Mount (sketch of the artist's mother)
Date 1841
Medium Pencil on paper
Dimensions H-10.875 W-8 inches
Notes Older woman sitting in a rocking chair with a cloth tied to the back; woman wearing a shawl and bonnet; in one hand resting on her lap is a box or book; in the other hand with is resting on the armrest is a cane loosely held. Signed and dated at the bottom center 'by Wm. S. Mount/ June 1841'. Inscribed above signature and date is 'A sketch of his mother'.
Credit line Gift of Edith Douglass and Mrs. Mary D. Rackliffe, 1971.