This bust depicts Louise Coast Yewell, the wife of the American portrait painter, George H. Yewell of Iowa. It was apparently never enlarged or cut in marble. Louise and her husband spent about 11 years in Italy from 1867.


  • Title: Louise Coast Yewell
  • Creator: William Henry Rinehart (American, 1825-1874)
  • Date Created: ca. 1870
  • 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: Sculptor: William Henry Rinehart (American, 1825-1874)
  • Provenance: Charles Mason Remey, Washington, D. C. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, October 1945, by gift.
  • Object Type: portraits; busts
  • Medium: plaster
  • Exhibitions: Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble. 2015.
  • Dimensions: H: 11 x W: 6 5/8 x D: 4 3/4 in. (28 x 16.8 x 12 cm)
  • Credit Line: Gift of Charles Mason Remey, 1945
  • Classification: Sculpture
  • Accession Number: 28.16

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