Results 1 2991
2568 Previous Next

The Third Class Carriage
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

The Third Class Carriage


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Henry Somm (François Clément Sommier) was a serious painter who participated in the impressionist exhibitions organized by the dealer Paul Durand-Ruel between 1879 and 1889. He supported himself, however, by illustrating popular French humor magazines. Although he was extremely talented, as is apparent in this sketch, he has been overlooked by posterity, partly because his subjects were of transitory interest.
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, #A1006; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, New York, 2008, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] H Somm
Credit Gift of the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, 2009

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Period
n.d.
Medium
pen and ink on beige paper (darkened with age as indicated by lighter areas along edges), tipped in mat; in a French mat
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.2799
Measurements
H: 7 1/2 x W: 10 1/2 in. (19.05 x 26.67 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: The Third Class Carriage
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: The Third Class Carriage