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Prints and Drawings
Artist: John La Farge, American, 1835–1910, M.A. (HON.) 1896

Head and Hands of Piper; Study for “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”. From La Farge folio #861, one of 18 drawings

ca. 1867

Graphite and crayon

sheet: 18 × 14.7 cm (7 1/16 × 5 13/16 in.)
Gift of Mrs. John Hay Whitney
1990.12.11
Geography: 
Made in United States
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Estate of the artist, NYC, 1910-1911; [sale, American Art Galleries, NYC, 29-31 Mar. 1911 (849)]; purchased by Mrs. Payne (Helen Hay) Whitney, NYC, 1911, until her death in 1944; to her son, John Hay Whitney until his death in 1983

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.