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Bust of Jennie Walters

1874

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Rinehart probably modeled this bust of Jennie Walters (1853-1922) when she was traveling with her father in Europe in 1873. He had it carved into marble the following year, shortly before his death.

Upon her return to America, Jennie joined her brother Henry Walters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she met Warren Delano III, whom she married in 1876.

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  • Title: Bust of Jennie Walters
  • Creator: William Henry Rinehart (American, 1825-1874)
  • Date Created: 1874
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: William Henry Rinehart (American, 1825-1874)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1874, by commission; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Lyman Delano [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mrs. Lyman Delano, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, April 1948, by gift.
  • Object Type: portraits; busts
  • Medium: white marble
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] On back: WM.H.RINEHART/ SCULPT.ROMA 1874
  • Exhibitions: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016., Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble. 2015.
  • Dimensions: H: 24 5/16 x W: 13 9/16 x D: 6 3/8 in. (61.7 x 34.5 x 16.2 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Lyman Delano, 1948
  • Classification: Sculpture
  • Accession Number: 28.2

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