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"Homme en Grande Bottes"


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This caricature may allude to the "Seven-League Boots," which enable the wearer to take enormous strides as in "Le Petit Pouchet (Hop o' My Thumb)," a fairy tale written by Charles Perrault (1628-1703).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Examinationexamined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Joseph F. McCrindle (1923-2008), New York, #A0677; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, New York, 2008, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
Inscriptions Inscribed in pencil on white sheet backing in recent writing: Album Mérimée
Credit Gift of the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, 2009

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Period
n.d.
Medium
watercolor on cream-colored paper tipped onto white sheet
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.2790
Measurements
H: 6 x W: 2 1/2 in. (15.24 x 6.35 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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