William Henry Hunt
A Peasant Girl 1838

Artwork details

Artist
William Henry Hunt 1790–1864
Title
A Peasant Girl
Date 1838
Medium Watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 394 x 279 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Charles Fraser 1905
Reference
N01971
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Hunt's daughter Emma was born at the beginning of 1832. She, like her mother, was a favourite model for her father from her early days. Emma appears here, as ‘A Peasant Girl’, aged about six years old.

July 2004

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