Description This drawing is related to a painting by Bargue titled "The Opinion of the Model" (1874), which is now unlocated. In the painting the model wears a shift on her upper body and her legs are covered. She stands beside the artist (depicted in the costume of the 18th-century) examining a large allegorical painting.
|1/01/2002||Treatment||examined for exhibition; other|
- A Generation of Draughtsmen. The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor. 1962.
- A Connoisseur's Portfolio: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors in the Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
- Charles Bargue: The Art of Drawing. Dahesh Museum of Art, New York. 2003-2004.
- 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 Samuel Putnam Avery, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. Walters, Baltimore, March 10, 1885, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1885
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