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The Jovial Trooper
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The Jovial Trooper

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The subject, wearing a Louis XIII costume, is seated smoking a clay pipe in an interior illuminated from the left. Beside him is a table on which stand a clay jug and an empty wine glass.
Date Description Narrative
6/14/1951Treatmentvarnish reduced; coated
7/24/1992Loan Considerationexamined for loan
1/01/1993Treatmentsurface cleaned; coated
  • Hommage à Baudelaire. Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park. 1968.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, before 1878 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Lower left: E MEISSONIER juillet; [Date] Lower left: 1865; [Label] On reverse: Charles Roberson & Co., colourmen of London; [Number] In stencil: no. 305
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1878

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oil on panel
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 10 1/2 x W: 8 7/16 in. (26.7 x 21.4 cm); Framed H: 20 x W: 18 x D: 3 1/4 in. (50.8 x 45.7 x 8.3 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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