Two peasant girls are kneeling in prayer. In front of them is a basket of flowers and a sickle.


  • Title: Devotion
  • Creator: Charles Chaplin (French, 1825-1891)
  • Date Created: 1857
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Charles Chaplin (French, 1825-1891)
  • Provenance: William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1863 (?), by purchase [from the artist]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
  • Object Type: oil paintings
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] Lower right: Ch. Chaplin; [Date] Lower right: 57; [Number] Stenciled on stretcher: 475; [Number] Stenciled on canvas: 3
  • Dimensions: H: 10 3/4 x W: 8 9/16 in. (27.3 x 21.7 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, 1863 (?)
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.46

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