Description In an alcove of an Ecouen kitchen a peasant woman stands stooped over a bowl with her back to the viewer. Light streaming through the window illuminates the alcove, showing the onions and apples on the sill, the beets and a wicker basket containing a section of squash on a chest, and an exceptionally large cabbage lying on the floor, as well as various utensils, a wicker hamper, a keg, an iron pot, a large ceramic pitcher and various strainers and ladles hanging from pegs on the wall. Discernible within the dimly lit interior are a chest, several pots, and the wash hung to dry.
|5/03/1977||Treatment||cleaned; coated; mounted|
|5/03/1977||Treatment||examined for loan; other|
|10/26/1978||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
|7/16/1984||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
- The Realist Tradition: French Painting and Drawing, 1830-1900. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis; Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow. 1980-1982.
- Artful Dining: The Exhibition. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1994.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, prior to 1878 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left in black paint: Edouard Frére.; [Date] Lower left in black paint: 1858
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1878
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