Artist Benjamin West, American, 1738-1820
  • Head of a Child
Date between 18th and 19th century
Medium pen and brown ink and red crayon on paper
Dimensions Sheet: 3 5/8 × 4 15/16 inches (9.2 × 12.5 cm)
Mount: 11 × 8 5/8 inches (27.9 × 21.9 cm)
Credit Line City of Detroit Purchase
Accession Number 48.207
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, lower right: B. West
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, lower left: 636
Inscribed, in blue pencil, on mount, upper center, verso: WCA 1064
Inscribed, in pencil, on mount, lower left, verso: Produce of England
1948-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)