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Woman and Child at a Shrine
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Woman and Child at a Shrine

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Description This painting is dated on the bases of entries in the diary of George A. Lucas. It was commissioned for William T. Walters' drawings album on the theme of prayer.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned
1/17/2017Treatmentexamined for exhibition; other; re-housed
  • 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 Commissioned by William T. Walters (through George Lucas as agent), Baltimore, 1865 [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] While Walters was residing in Paris; see Lucas diaries for more information
Inscriptions [Signature] In graphite at lower right: E. Lemmens; [Number] In graphite at lower edge on verso: 37; [Number] In graphite at upper edge on verso: 40
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865

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graphite and watercolor on cream, moderately thick, moderately textured wove paper
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H: 9 5/8 x W: 7 11/16 in. (24.4 x 19.6 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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