Artist William Morris Hunt, American, 1824-1879
  • Study for the "Flight of Night"
Date between 1848 and 1850
Medium Plaster
Dimensions Overall: 19 3/4 × 17 5/16 × 4 5/8 inches (50.2 × 44 × 11.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, American Art General Fund
Accession Number 1987.2
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Mabel Hunt Slater (the artist's daughter);
Rae Slater Murphy (the artist's granddaughter);
Dr. James Slater Murphy (the artist's great grandson).
1987-present, purchase through the American Art General Fund for the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Adams, H. "The Development of William Morris Hunt's The Flight of Night." American Art Journal 15, 2 (Spring 1983): pp. 43-52.

Adams, H. Proceedings of the New York State Capital Symposium. November 1983, pp. 96-191 (published by the temporary State Commission on the Restoration of the Capital).