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Muslim on Housetop at Prayer
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Muslim on Housetop at Prayer

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Description This watercolor was ordered directly from the artist by George Lucas on behalf of William T. Walters in 1867.
  • A Supple Brush: The Flowering of Continental Watercolors. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
  • 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] bottom left: A Pasini
Credit Commissioned by William T. Walters, 1867

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watercolor on blued white, medium weight, slightly textured wove paper, mounted on a cream, thick, very smooth, wove paper with gilded edges
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H: 9 5/16 x W: 7 1/8 in. (23.6 x 18.1 cm); Mat H: 25 × W: 19 in. (63.5 × 48.26 cm)
  • Italy (Place of Origin)
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