William Henry Hunt

A Peasant Girl

1838

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
William Henry Hunt 1790–1864
Medium
Watercolour on paper
Dimensions
Support: 394 x 279 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Charles Fraser 1905
Reference
N01971

Display caption

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.

Gallery label, July 2004

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