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Muslims at Prayer on Housetop
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Muslims at Prayer on Housetop


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This watercolor was ordered directly from the artist by George Lucas on behalf of William T. Walters in 1867.
Exhibitions
  • A Supple Brush: The Flowering of Continental Watercolors. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
  • A Connoisseur's Portfolio: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors in the Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
  • Gérôme and His Circle: Travel, Art, and Business in the Middle East. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2015-2016.
Provenance Commissioned by William T. Walters (through George Lucas as agent), Baltimore, 1867 [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] See Diaries of George A. Lucas, vol. 2, page 238: "To see Pasini, took & paid for watercolor of prayer 150 fs." 16 April 1867.
Inscriptions [Signature] lower left: A. Pasini
Credit Commissioned by William T. Walters, 1867

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Period
1867
Medium
watercolor on blued white, medium weight, slightly textured wove paper, mounted on a cream, thick, very smooth, wove paper with gilded edges
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.1320
Measurements
H: 11 5/8 x W: 8 1/16 in. (29.6 x 20.4 cm): Mat H: 25 × W: 19 in. (63.5 × 48.26 cm)
Geographies
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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