Description Boughton had trained in France with Edouard Frère in the 1860s, although he had spent his early life in America.This watercolor shows a woman, seemingly a widow, deep in prayer. Boughton, who first met William T. Walters in the 1860s was a popular artist with the Baltimore collector and his son Henry. The museum owns seven works, including two oils, by the artist.
Provenance Acquired by William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1870 (?); inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Inscriptions [Initials] lower left: G.H.B.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters
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