Description This piece is cast from the original marble statue of 1859, now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Palmer, who was self-taught, was among the first American sculptors to break with the prevailing neoclassical style and adopt a more naturalistic approach.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest [accessioned in 1941].
Inscriptions [Transcription] White Captive; [Signature] Palmer Sc.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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