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The Father's Leave Taking
  • William Holman Hunt
    1827–1910
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • The Father's Leave Taking, 1879
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • etching, drypoint
  • Paper Type: cream laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 182 x 243 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 9 9/16 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 188 x 249 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 3/8 x 9 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 333 x 477 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/8 x 18 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Letha Churchill Walker Memorial Art Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0128
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In foreground a woman seated on the floor with her legs folded beneath her holding a child. In the background is a domestic scene, in the right half of the composition is a classical column.