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Bust of William Thompson Walters
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Bust of William Thompson Walters


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Description Rinehart, the son of a Carroll County farmer, enrolled at the Maryland Institute in Baltimore. Later, he found employment at a local marble yard carving fireplace mantles. In 1855, Rinehart visited Italy for the first time but returned briefly to Baltimore to open a studio. However, with the financial backing of his life-long friend and patron William T. Walters, he returned to Italy and opened his permanent studio in Rome.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/22/1961Treatmentcleaned
5/07/1984Treatmentcleaned
5/10/1984Treatmentcleaned
10/11/1989Treatmentcleaned; other
12/06/1991Treatmentcleaned
1/10/2000Loan Considerationexamined for loan
1/20/2000Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Millet and Barbizon Art. Matsumoto City Museum, Matsumoto City; Tokuyama City Museum of Art and History, Tokuyama; Kasama Nichido Museum, Kasama City; Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Kanazawa. 1996.
  • The Taste of Maryland: Art Collecting in Maryland 1800-1934. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984.
  • The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
  • Triumph of French Painting: Masterpieces from Ingres to Matisse. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo. 2000-2002.
  • Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble. 2015.
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1867, by commission; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Wm.H.Rinehart Roma 1867
Credit Commissioned by William T. Walters, 1867

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Period
1867
Medium
white marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
28.9
Measurements
H: 21 11/16 × W: 14 3/4 × D: 9 11/16 in. (55.1 × 37.5 × 24.6 cm)
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