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Disappointment


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Description A red-haired infant boy, enclosed in a wheeled wooden walker, angrily pursues a cat across the floor. In the right foreground lies an apple and one of the child's stockings. In the background appear a rococo-style armchair and a baroque-style cupboard, rendered in light wood with contrasting panels of black ebony, raised on baluster legs.
Provenance Purchased by William T. Walters (through George A. Lucas as agent), Baltimore, November 14, 1864 [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] The Diary of George A. Lucas, p. 187.
Inscriptions [Signature] At lower right in block letters: PLASSAN
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1884

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Period
19th century
Medium
oil on panel (mahogany)
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.56
Measurements
H: 7 1/4 x W: 6 1/16 in. (18.4 x 15.4 cm)
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Not On View

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