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Walt Whitman's Father, 19th century

  • Frederick Gutekunst, American, 1831-1917

Collotype on paper

  • Image (oval): 4 5/8 × 3 1/4 inches (11.7 × 8.3 cm) Sheet: 11 5/8 × 9 3/8 inches (29.5 × 23.8 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg


Printed in black, below image: Phototype F.Gutekunst, Philadelphia

Inscribed in pencil, lower right: W Ws Father

1984-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Frederick Gutekunst, Walt Whitman's Father, 19th century, collotype on paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Feinberg, F1983.259.