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Hickson Woolman Field (1788-1873)

Object Number: 
ca. 1835
White marble
Overall: 21 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 8 in. ( 54.6 x 31.1 x 20.3 cm )
inscribed: in red ink on proper left side: "S-19" [old N-YHS #]
Portrait bust
Gallery Label: 
At the time at which the bust was sculpted there were few sculptors working at this time in NYC that were competent enought to produce a work of this quality. The style of the features is reminiscent of the work of Robert Ball Hughes although there is no documentation to support this attribution.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Maunsell B. Field
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group