Description Ellen Harper (1822-62), the daughter of a prosperous Philadelphia merchant, married William T. Walters in 1846. When she accompanied her husband on visits to artists' studios, her genial personality contrasted with his gruff manner. Ellen died of pneumonia after visiting the Crystal Palace in Sydenham in 1862.
- Three Hundred Fifty Years of Art and Architecture in Maryland. Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park. 1984.
- Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2015.
- From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance Commissioned by William T. Walters, Rome, 1862; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931
Inscriptions [Signature] W.H. Rinehart. Sculpt.
Credit Commissioned by William T. Walters, 1862
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