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Studies of Six Heads
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Studies of Six Heads

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Description Henner began his career as a realist painter but adopted a more idealized style, specializing in images of nymphs and naiads as well as religious subjects and portraits. On this sheet, his sketches include the heads of a helmeted male figure, a thin young woman who served him regularly as a model, and an elderly woman who resembles his mother.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Examinationexamined for exhibition
  • Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Paul Prouté SA, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph F. McCrindle (1923-2008), New York, September 17, 1993, by purchase, #B0042; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, New York, 2008, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
Inscriptions Estate stamp: J. J. Henner
Credit Gift of the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, 2009

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graphite with added white on dark beige paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 9 x W: 7 1/4 in. (22.86 x 18.42 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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