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Arab Mendicant in Meditation
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Arab Mendicant in Meditation


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Description In this work, the artist depicts the figure in such a way that most of his face is obscured, creating a sense of mystery. Everything we know about the character of this man is expressed though his posture, clothes, and objects, like his bowl containing a few coins. Very little is known about Camino’s training; he visited Algeria in the early 1850s, which inspired the art he made in the decades that followed.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
  • Training the Eye: 19th-Century Drawing. 2017.
Provenance Purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Signature] In watercolor at lower right: C. Camino; [Number] In graphite on verso: 55; [Watermark] Partially visible: J Whatman
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
ca. 1860
Medium
watercolor over traces of graphite on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1336
Measurements
H: 12 3/8 x W: 8 1/4 in. (31.5 x 21 cm)
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