A Window, House on Hudson River
Overall: 27 x 19 1/2 in. (68.6 x 49.5 cm)
frame: 39 x 31 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (39 x 31 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)
An African-American nurse sits on the window seat in an elegantly furnished home holding a white baby in an elaborate outfit, possibly a christening dress. Light streams in from the window, blazing a path through the dim interior. Outside is a crystalline view of the Hudson River.
The Robert L. Stuart Collection, on permanent loan from the New York Public Library
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