Holy Eyes

Artist: Thomas Story Officer (1810–1859)

Date: 1848

Culture: American

Medium: Watercolor on ivory

Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 5 1/4 in. (19.4 x 13.3 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of Gloria Manney, 2006

Accession Number: 2006.235.322

Not on view
Officer painted this composition for an exhibition at the National Academy of Design in 1848. The Metropolitan Museum owns the artist's preparatory drawing.
Signature: [at right edge]: Officer 1848

Inscription: Inscribed on backing paper: Painted by Tho. S. Officer / New York 1848 / Fancy piece / Holy Eyes
Fanny M. C. Farrell, New York, 1848