Hickson Woolman Field (1788-1873)

Hickson Woolman Field (1788-1873)
Title
Hickson Woolman Field (1788-1873)
Date 
ca. 1835
Medium 
White marble
Dimensions 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 12 1/4 x 8 in. ( 54.6 x 31.1 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Portrait bust
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Maunsell B. Field
Object Number 
1910.25
Marks 
inscribed: in red ink on proper left side: "S-19" [old N-YHS #]
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group