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Aged Man Receiving Communion
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Aged Man Receiving Communion

Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; other
  • French Painting from David to Courbet. The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit. 1950.
  • A Connoisseur's Portfolio: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors in the Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
  • 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.
Provenance Durand-Ruel, Paris, until 1834-35; Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1865, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions "Alfred Johannot 1831" in lower right; La communion par Alfred Johannot/acheté en décembre 1834 ou février 1835 chez Durand-Ruël/r. n[e] des petits champs no. 103. [?] 400 ff en argent et un dessin/de Gudin évalué 200 ff. total 600 ff. Il est probable que le sujet est/pris de Walter Scott pour les romans du quel les deux frères Johannot/ont beaucoup travaillé. in brown ink, verso; 8 in graphite, verso
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865

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watercolor and graphite underdrawing with white heighteing and gum heightening on cream, moderately thick, moderately textured wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 10 3/8 x W: 8 9/16 in. (26.4 x 21.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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