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Going to the Well
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Going to the Well

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Description The artists Hebert worked in the classical tradition, and painted Italian genre scenes, religious subjects, and portraits. The young peasant is carrying an empty copper pot on her head while descending the rocky terrain of the Italian countryside. She is a replica of the principal figure in "The Women of Cervaro", Salon of 1859.
Date Description Narrative
1/24/1975Treatmentvarnish removed; coated; other
8/22/1975Treatmentlined; other
  • From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016.
Provenance M. Gavet, Paris (date and mode of acquisition unknown); Sale, M. Gavet's residence, Paris, May 11, 1883; purchased by William T. Walters (through George A. Lucas as agent), Baltimore, May 11, 1883 [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] The Diary of George A. Lucas, p. 563.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left: Herbet
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1883

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oil on canvas
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H: 27 3/4 x W: 17 5/8 in. (70.5 x 44.7 cm); Framed H: 38 1/2 × W: 28 × D: 4 15/16 in. (97.8 × 71.1 × 12.5 cm)
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