Description Stevens depicted domestic interiors, in which he meticulously recorded the latest fashions in dress and furnishings. Here, a young woman, who has apparently just received news from a loved one far away, clutches at her heart.
|4/16/1975||Treatment||coated; inpainted; varnish removed or reduced|
|9/27/1984||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
|4/21/2009||Loan Consideration||examined for condition|
|7/02/2009||Loan Consideration||examined for loan|
- Alfred Stevens. The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal. 1977-1978.
- Salute to Belgium. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1980.
- Sarah Bernhardt and Her Times. Wildenstein & Company, New York. 1984.
- Alfred Stevens 1823-1906. Musees royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels; Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum, AJ Amsterdam. 2009-2010.
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 right: Alfred Stevens; [Initials] Painted on reverse of canvas in red letters: A.S
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1878
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