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Going to School
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Going to School


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Trudging through the snow on his way to school is a boy with a scarf wrapped over his mouth and his hands shoved into his pockets. He carries a wicker lunch basket and a satchel is strapped over his shoulder. Several decaying posters can be deciphered pasted on the wall in the background, and around the corner a cab disappears into the falling snow.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/08/1951Treatmentcoated; other
10/26/1978Loan Considerationexamined for loan
10/26/1978Examinationexamined for condition
11/03/1978Treatmentcleaned
11/03/1978Treatmentcoated
Exhibitions
  • 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.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, before 1878 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left: Ed. Frère; [Date] Lower left: 53
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1878

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Period
1853
Medium
oil on panel (mahogany)
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.20
Measurements
H: 12 3/16 x W: 9 3/4 in. (31 x 24.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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