David Hunter Strother (American, 1816-1888)1859

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Strother, a native of Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), trained in New York and later in France and Italy. Returning to America in 1844, he spent a winter in Baltimore, and then settled in Martinsburg. Strother specialized in illustrations for books and magazines, most notably "Harper's Monthly."

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  • Title: John
  • Creator: David Hunter Strother (American, 1816-1888)
  • Date Created: 1859
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  • Roles: Artist: David Hunter Strother (American, 1816-1888)
  • Provenance: Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
  • Object Type: drawings
  • Medium: graphite on cream colored, thin, moderately textured wove paper
  • Inscriptions: [Inscription] Bottom center: John / March 17th, 1859
  • Exhibitions: A Child's-Eye View. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006., Portraits Re-Examined: Dawoud Bey Project. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2008-2009.
  • Dimensions: H: 5 3/16 x W: 3 1/4 in. (13.1 x 8.3 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by Henry Walters
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1969