This is an original drawing by American artist William Morris Hunt 1824-1879.  This drawing of a Violinist  is signed lower left corner, also identified as Mrs Thaxter, Celia Thaxter his close friend.  The drawing done on a textured artist board is dated on the back July 20th 1876.  The image done in charcoal, pencil  has an image size of 10 3/4X 8 3/4 inches.  It has been shown in an earlier show as titled The Violinist.  Hunt was a close family friend to Celia and died during a visit to Appledore Island in 1879...  On the backing board there is an inscription, From Katherine Thaxter to Joseph Frost, 1945...

$1850.00