Aid for the Wounded (Sister of Charity)

Alexandre-Marie Guilleminca. 1865

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

  • Title: Aid for the Wounded (Sister of Charity)
  • Creator: Alexandre-Marie Guillemin (French, 1817-1880)
  • Date Created: ca. 1865
  • Subject Keywords: woman; war; military; genre; biblical/religious
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  • Roles: Artist: Alexandre-Marie Guillemin (French, 1817-1880)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1865, by purchase [from the artist, George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: watercolors
  • Medium: watercolor with gum heightening and gouache highlights over graphite underdrawing on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
  • Inscriptions: "A. Guillemin" in black ink, lower left; "61/g" (?) in graphite at upper right corner, verso; "3" in graphite at center, verso
  • Exhibitions: 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.
  • Dimensions: H: 9 1/2 x W: 7 3/16 in. (24.1 x 18.3 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1865
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.1413