Friday, February 5, 2010

Portrait Of Cyril Benoni Hunt

Silverpoint on paper
(19.7 x 25.4 cm)

signed with monogram, dated April 22, 1877
10 x 7 7/8"

The artist's son Cyril, born in Florence in Nov 1866. His Mother, Fanny Waugh was Hunt's first wife who contracted puerperal fever and died the following month. hence his middle name which is Hebrew for 'child of sorrow'.

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