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Young Caretaker (or Motherhood)
  • Lilla Cabot Perry
    born: Boston, Massachusetts, United States ; died: Hancock, New Hampshire, United States
  • Young Caretaker (or Motherhood), circa 1899
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 81.3 x 63.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 32 x 24 15/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Helen Foresman Spencer Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, W2
  • 1997.0058
Label Text

Female figure in kimono; her hair is gathered on top of her head in a bun. There is a sleeping figure tied to her back; only the figures head and arms are visible.