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Walt Whitman

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Provenance

About 1887, the artist; 1916, by descent to the artist's wife, Susan Macdowell Eakins, Philadelphia. Samuel Murray, Philadelphia (student of Eakins). 1930, with William M. Griscom, Jr.; 1930, sold by the Griscom Gallery to the MFA with 30.123 for $1,000. (Accession Date: March 6, 1930)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

about 1887

Dimensions

13.97 x 13.33 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

30.122

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Americas

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