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Description While a student of the great painter of the French Revolution Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Granet was assigned a studio in an old convent. He became acutely aware of the changing patterns of light and shadow on the building's interior walls and continued to record such phenomena during the rest of his career. His paintings of dramatically lighted ecclesiastical architecture were much admired by his colleague from the southern town of Aix-en-Provence, Paul Cézanne (1839-1906).
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Examinationexamined for exhibition
Exhibitions
  • Expanding Horizons: Recent Additions to the Drawings Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Joseph F. McCrindle (1923-2008), New York, #A0495; Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation, New York, 2008, by bequest; Walters Art Museum, 2009, by gift.
Credit Gift of the Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, 2009

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Period
n.d.
Medium
sepia ink and wash on heavy beige paper, mounted on a mat of white paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.2787
Measurements
H: 2 3/4 x W: 3 3/4 in. (6.99 x 9.53 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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